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Moral Values Democrats

How to Win a Culture War

Susan Neiman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Susan Neiman

The culture wars are not distractions from real political business: John McCain's choice of Sarah Palin may be cynical, but conservative enthusiasm for her is not.

Understanding Obama's Recent Right Turn

Stephen Ducat | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stephen Ducat

Obama's resort to triangulation is an admission of a serious limitation -- that he does not believe in his own ability to reframe issues in a way that makes a progressive stance the one that is obviously the most moral.

Obama's Character: Ethikai Aretai for America

Zephyr Teachout | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Zephyr Teachout

Both Clinton and Obama are smart enough to be president. Both are temperamentally competent to be president. The question comes down to moral and international leadership, and the sense of possibility.