Many people have compared Obama to Ronald Reagan in his ability to promise “morning in America,” but they have focused only on the most superficial part of the Reagan revolution. Reagan didn’t cast himself as the agent of hope, but appealed to the hope within Americans that they could lift up the country, and not the other way around. He focused on the hope of the individual as the true agent of change, and not the despair of the collective that required government intervention.
Friday, February 29, 2008
New/Old Idea: Quote of the Day
Since I never have time to post, but want to keep this blog dynamic, I'll be adding a few quotes and/or headlines with links to them every now and then. Today I ran across this one at HotAir.com which I could not resist posting in it's entirety: