Quotes that make you say…hmm

2 Jun

Andrew Sullivan responding to Maureen Dowd’s column on Obama and the Oil Spill today:

Maureen has long wanted Obama to be what he isn’t. We have a temperamental WASP in the White House. And the whole point of a WASP president – like GHWBush – is that they are best judged over the long term of results rather than the short term of emotion.

Obama as a WASP in an age in which, when we look at the pending composition of the Supreme Court, marks the twilight (at least temporarily) of WASP leadership.  We need to take a second look at the  paradigm we use to describe race and culture in this country,

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