Heterodox Views on Politics and Public Policy from Michael Blaine

Saturday, January 5, 2008

A Bridge To The Twentieth Century

After the Caucus Loss In Iowa: Hillary Clinton with Bill and Chelsea;
Over Hillary's Right Arm Peer The Hawk-Like Eyes of Former Sec. of State Madeleine Albright
Was the slogan on the podium "Ready for Change" meant to be ironic? Writer F. Scott Fitzgerald's Jay Gatsby sunnily asserted, "Can't repeat the past? Of course you can, old sport!" Yet he protagonized the greatest tragic novel in American literature. Let's hope other American voters do their reading as well as Iowans apparently have. It's time for the country to move on and embrace a new and better political era.