THE SURPRISE election of heretofore unknown Republican Scott Brown to the Senate seat held by Edward Kennedy amounts to the detonation of a reality bomb in the White House. President Obama may finally recognize that his governing style to date has not set well with most of America. His nod to policies favored by centrists and conservatives at the State of the Union address last week suggest that he will at least appear to work toward a more inclusive legislative agenda.
We discuss that apparent shift and what may simply be the Hegelian dialectic at work. It’s possible that President Obama is not the second coming of Franklin Roosevelt, but of Herbert Hoover.
Also: more discussion of Pat Robertson’s claim that Haiti made a pact with the devil 200 years ago (video of Mr. Robertson’s remarks “super-giant” oilfield near Haiti; foreign influence on elections OK — as long as it’s the U.S. influencing foreign elections; World Economic Forum debates whether religion breeds violence; Bejamin Netanyahu says the prophecy of Ezekiel 37 is fulfilled; and a phantom M8.6 quake in China.
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