I came across this article today, from a young savant political analyst.
Update: Regarding evaluations of Obama’s first year, they are already appearing like weeds after a San Diego rainstorm. I’ll keep adding some of the better ones I find. But, so as not to clutter up our front page, look for them under “links.” That’s down the front page on the lower right. The first one, from a prominent conservative, I’ll also put here.
Update, II; Here’s a brilliant article on the future of liberalism and social democracy by the foremost American historian of modern Europe. He writes with a deep background in the failures of both western social democracy and Marxism, but with befuddlement at the rise of U.S. conservatism. I’m currently reading his very, very long but magesterial history of post-war Europe, plus I just found out that he has Lou Gehrig’s disease and is still writing even though he is a quadriplegic..