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Earlier this week Hillary Clinton beat Barack Obama in Pennsylvania’s democratic presidential primary by 10 percent points, which was all the more impressive as Obama outspent her 3 to 1 and won over 92% of the black vote. What does it mean? Obama’s character and record have started to receive a modicum of scrutiny, albeit… » read more

Posted by Eric Grover

In “The Warrior and the Priest” Ramesh Ponnuru contrasts Senator Hillary Clinton’s and Senator Barack Obama’s core support. I suppose it is fair to describe Obama as a “secular priest” of sorts. For secular, left-leaning and some not so left-leaning, affluent white Americans, supporting Obama is an exercise in moral narcissism, affirming they are good… » read more

Posted by Eric Grover