By creating deficits unequaled as a percentage of the economy since World War II, by proposing to nearly triple the national debt in the next 10 years, by using the economic crisis as an excuse for the massive expansion of government authority over health care, Obama has become a polarizing figure. Of course, some Republicans thrive on ideological combat and would seek it even if unprovoked.Maybe one or two.
Friday, November 6, 2009
Yeah, a Few Maybe
Michael Gerson in a fundamentally silly piece about Tuesday's elections signaling Obama's ceding of the center: