Tweet Gandhi is revered because his policy of peaceful resistance brought down the British Empire’s century’s old rule over India. It’s true. It did. But what few are willing to acknowledge is that this tactic worked only because he was using it against a moral nation, one that had been financially and emotionally depleted by [...]
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Tweet I like the speech that Netanyahu gave to AIPAC. It’s straightforward and practical. It hurls no insults, but also pulls no punches and tells no lies. It acknowledges threats, but responds to them without ugliness or panic. And it draws big, clear, non-weasely bright-lines, telling what a viable, ancient nation will do to protect [...]
Tweet For those of you who think Obama flip flops, your worries are over. Hendrik Hertzberg, who writes the political op-eds at The New Yorker, explains that you’re just blind to the gossamer nuances of Obama-speak, nuances that place him squarely in the ring with all prior politicians (emphasis mine): Winning a Presidential election doesn’t [...]