Current Wisdom

Current Wisdom

By From the May 2013 issue

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Joe Klein, that nice young boy over at Time, hints with utmost subtlety that our president is ready to move on to his “next big thing,” perhaps the expropriation of the hated top 1 percent or, as part of his health care reform, euthanasia for the very aged, say, those over 60:

I am, currently, mystified by Obama. He’s won his second term. He’s liberated. He can play golf with Tiger Woods. But where’s the bold policy equivalent of a round with Tiger? His aides say he has to focus on the issues of the moment—sequester, immigration reform, gun control. Of course he does. But there is also a need to start the conversation about the next big thing.
March 18, 2013


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