The English are truly great at bringing up resilient, well-mannered, brave, and kind children. Too many parents -- in our own country and across the Western world -- have lost sight of what we've always done right.
The G.O.P. has pledged to make Obama a one-term President and it seems ready to do anything, no matter how damaging to the nation, to accomplish that end. Where will this kind of unabashedly cynical behavior take us in the course of the next two years?