Archive for May, 2009

Abortion Advocates Relieved — What Was Gained?

Posted on May 30, 2009 by

What was gained by pro-choice groups in forcing the White House to affirm the Supreme Court nominee’s proclivity to support abortion rights? Now that Administration spokesperson Robert Gibbs has declared the President is comfortable with Sonia Sotomayor’s position on abortion, we’ve given the conservatives something for nothing. What was wrong with the ambiguity created by [...]

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No Wimps

Posted on May 25, 2009 by

Among President Obama’s greatest gifts is his capacity to make opponents appear petty, self-involved and immature. Americans are not particularly impressed with the petulant Republicans, who are gaining little traction with their snide rejection of Obama’s bold agenda. That notion is reinforced by the President’s gracious and earnest offers to his opponents to work with [...]

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