To Be Or Not To Be Great

Abby Zimet


The lead "Talk of the Town" piece in this week's New Yorker reminds
us what President Obama – admittedly, at this early point in time, "a
star" of "staggering eloquence" – must do to achieve the greatness many think him capable of:
create progressive policies and institutions that will outlast him.
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