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Entries by John McQuaid from 11/2009

Obama Was Never a Revolutionary

| Posted 11.04.2009 | Politics

There was never going to be a revolution. Obama ran on change, but he's always been a centrist and an institutionalist. He believes in making things work, in practical results; not starting from scratch.

Let Us Now Give Thanks for Joe Lieberman

| Posted 11.25.2009 | Politics

I'm not a fan of psychoanalyzing politicians, but Lieberman is a special case. He appears to be motivated in part by pure self-regard, uncontaminated even by loyalty to constituents, interest groups or (of course) party.