The Indiana primary, pivoting as it did on trade, signaled something else: the elaborate faith in a set of invisible hands that underpinned much of modern conservatism, has lost its grip on a huge swathe of the electorate.
Throughout American history, political family dynasties have not been uncommon. However, these families have not always acted in unison. In fact, in some cases American political families have been split asunder by divergent political loyalties.
Imagine someone with the bluntness of the George Carlin, the wardrobe of the Kinsey Sicks, and the following of Dame Edna and you'll get an idea of what kind of social catalyst Pieter-Dirk Uys became for South Africans.
The election of 40-year-old Ed Miliband to lead the UK's Labour Party proves the existence of a vibrant progressive movement in Britain that mirrors Barack Obama's victory over Hillary Clinton in 2008.
Be thankful for radio silence I guess when other candidates for VP like Daschle and Bayh are getting phone calls saying, "Sorry....but we look forward to working with you in many other ways in the coming years."