Ecclesiastical and political pragmatism, with a beat
Tuesday, April 7, 2009
Obama's Pragmatism Deficit
Michael Gerson argues that President Obama's big-spending policies have polarized our politics as never before, his moderate temperament notwithstanding. Burgeoning deficits notwithstanding, I don't buy it. Gerson's theory doesn't account enough for many conservatives' pathological distrust of Obama, which preceded his '09-'10 budget.