Thursday, October 2, 2008
'When was the last time America elected an angry President?'
Joe Klein contrasts the Obama and McCain temperaments in an excellent Time column.
McCain, playing the underdog, is getting angrier as the race closes. But he risks confirming the growing impression that Obama is President-elect.
But Klein also warns against the idea that the race is over, and suggests some possible game-changers on the Time Swampland blog.
Above all, let's hope Osama bin Laden - following his somewhat machiavellian contribution in 2004 - can not seek to intervene in America's democratic choice,
As the Washington clocks strike twelve on 20th January 2009, listen carefully and you might just hear a swooshing sigh of relief travel around the world. The Bush Presidency will not leave the legacy its architects intended. But a critique of what should have been done differently since 2001 is not enough. This blog is about the new ideas which can create a 'new multilateralism' to tackle the global challenges we face.