Like water for a thirsty moderate: we here at elephant have been supportive and defending President Obama for three lonely years.
“the political process only works for those who stick with it through thick and thin—not those who give up on the process.”
This video is from a few months back. Since moderate-conservative Andrew Sullivan’s national-conversation-shifting article [a must read], fortunes have already changed meaningfully for our once-beleaguered, politically-vulnerable President Obama.
“The Case Against Liberal Despair: Michelle Goldberg issues a reality check to those liberal activists who now despair electoral politics, Obama and the squalid compromises of governing.”
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