Americans should be out in the streets. We should be resisting the unresponsive and irresponsible leadership that has risen in government and industry. We should throw the bums out.
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Political handicappers are so intent on trying to quantify Democratic losses in the midterm elections that they are missing the bigger picture: America's radical center is in a permanent state of revolt.
It's not that I object to critical thinking. We need it. Yet, while we're reminding Obama of his promises and scrutinizing him on his decisions, we need to stand with him.
The Iowa decision illustrates that progress is possible when principled people on the left and right set aside their cultural preferences, and examine their beliefs at a deeper level.
While Republicans made no overt racial appeals at their convention, it seems only a matter of time before conservatives will target Obama's Achilles heel -- his support for affirmative action.
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