Fouad Ajami, writing in the Wall Street Journal, gives a breathtaking summary of the Obama presidency so far. His overview: “a political economy of redistribution and a foreign policy of American penance.”
He compares Obama with Reagan; in both elections, Americans were losing faith in their country. Reagan embodied and re-asserted that faith, while Obama promised to fix America and make it worthy of our faith.
This is an excellent analysis. Read it. Now!