Wednesday, March 4, 2009

Pining For Bill Clinton

Steve Chapman speaks up nostalgically for cautiousness and pragmatism:

[Bill] Clinton, for all his appetites and excesses, was a cautious, centrist sort of Democrat. He had innumerable ideas for things the government could do, but most were small and fairly innocuous. He was willing to go along with Republicans on some of their sound ideas -- such as balancing the budget, reforming the welfare system and expanding foreign trade.

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