What has still not been really understood by Obam's White House, by most of his supporters and by a media that mostly focuses on who's up and who's down in Washington during any given week is this: It takes a movement.
A true leader sees the responsibility of leadership as asking hard questions and forcing people out of their comfort zone. We need to see clearly as citizens that going through significant discomfort will be the only path to the change we deserve.
I've spent 35 years writing about America, its people, and the meaning of the American Promise. I want that dream back, I want my America back, I want my country back. Now is the time to stand with Barack Obama.