[FoRK] How Barack lost my vote forever
<luis at tieguy.org> on
Wed Apr 23 08:08:58 PDT 2008
On Wed, Apr 23, 2008 at 11:05 AM, Luis Villa <luis at tieguy.org> wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 23, 2008 at 10:26 AM, Jeff Bone <jbone at place.org> wrote:
> > On Apr 23, 2008, at 3:23 AM, Stephen Williams wrote:
> > > Oh. Come. On. I know you are not that closed minded. No politician is
> > going to pitch socialism in the US. Or try to kill the stock market.
> > >
> > Well, clearly, I disagree.
> > Generally speaking the man's a cipher --- by design, I assume.
> Just because Hillary says he's a cipher, and the press is too lazy to
> correct that (see, e.g., http://dave.ofmassdestruction.com/?p=946 )
> doesn't mean he's a cipher:
> See, e.g., http://www.google.com/search?q=obama+technology+policy
> for a lot of very favorable reviews of his technology policy. (And of
> course, even Hillary will admit he's not a cipher, as long as it is in
> context of attacking him over his health care proposals.)
Oh, and an excellent piece on his policy shop:
Not surprisingly, heavily influenced by his time at Chicago- the most
economically conservative/rationalist law school in the county.
This is not to say he's as much a wonk as Hillary is, but few are.
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