Obama's Allegedly "New" Centrism and His ABC Interview Today
The central tenets of the Beltway religion -- particularly when a
Democrat is in the White House -- have long been "centrism"
and "bipartisanship." The only good Democrats are the ones who scorn
their "left-wing" base while embracing Republicans. In Beltway lingo,
that's what "pragmatism" and good "post-partisanship" mean: a Democrat
whose primary goal is to prove he's not one of those leftists. The Washington Post's David Ignatius http://media.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/01/09/AR200...