23 January 2009

What we don't know about Obama Epiphanes

That's what The Politico wants to know.

We know a lot more about Barack Obama than we did on Election Day. He wastes little time making big decisions. He was serious about surrounding himself with seasoned people, even if they are outsized personalities likely to jostle one another and unlikely to salute on command. He intends to move quickly to put his personal stamp on government and national life.

Yet much about how the 44th president will govern remains a mystery—perhaps even to Obama himself.

The stirring rhetoric witnessed on the campaign trail and in Tuesday’s inaugural address is laced with spacious language — flexible enough to support conflicting conclusions about what he really believes.
Only decisions, not words, can clarify what Obama stands for. Those are coming soon enough.

Until then, here are the questions still left hanging as the Obama administration begins....


Beautiful.

Well, like Dr. McCoy said in Star Trek V: The Final Frontier, "Hell of a time to ask."

Ah, if only we lived in a time, once again, when it didn't really matter very much who is the president. I bet it was a beautiful thing.

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