Linkage: What Franklin D. Roosevelt, Yasser Arafat, Ariel Sharon, And Barack Obama Have In Common

It might not be the answer you guessed. Or maybe it is… Read More

By / May 23, 2011
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What does President Barack Obama have in common with a bunch of dead guys? According to David Samuels at Tablet: “One way to distinguish a truly gifted politician from the pack of run-of-the-mill political actors is by how long he can walk the tightrope between ambiguity and commitment while keeping the largest number of policy options up in the air.”

Totally not the answer we were going to give.  We figured it was something like “They all liked apples,” or something benign like that.