July 14, 2011
From yesterday’s New York Times, a front-page headline and its sub-headline:
Assassination in Afghanistan Creates a VoidKarzai’s Half-Brother Was Divisive Force
So now they have to come up with another divisive force?
The president would fit in well with the KKK-infused far-right of the 1920s.
Though the efforts to revive our much shrunken industrial sector may seem quixotic, manufacturing still matters to the nation’s economy—and its psyche.
Harold Meyerson is the executive editor of The American Prospect. His email is firstname.lastname@example.org.