Monday, February 7, 2011

The Enemy of the Good

As we contemplate what, or what not, to do in response to the events unfolding in Egypt, we would do well to heed the wisdom contained in this paragraph, as well as the short article that follows, by the always reliable Michael Barone.
Most campaign rhetoric and political punditry is underpinned by an assumption that perfect solutions are possible, if only people would have the good sense to adopt the candidate’s or the pundit’s course of action. Alas, that is not always so.

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