My Dad wrote me an email today suggesting I take a look at David Brook’s column, When the Magic Fades, in the New York Times. He wanted to know what I thought, so here it is:
My support for Obama has always been because he can use his power with words to mobilize the American people to get substantive change accomplished. I am happy that he is not afraid to play serious politics, Old School style. He is not naive enough to believe you can get elected on a lot of talk of hope. He knows he needs to win over (which means buy off via legal contributions) all those with loyalties to the Clinton machine.