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"Forward" to the Past?

Mitchell73 Wrote: Dec 19, 2012 8:30 PM
Thank you you Tom Sowell ... brilliantly said. So the big question remains ... why is Obama going this way? If he is indeed "the smartest man in the room", then he really is evilly bent on bringing America down!
modernmover Wrote: Dec 19, 2012 9:10 PM
the smartest man in the room was always Newt Gingrich. Obama doesn't even know how many states are in this union.

The political slogan "Forward" served Barack Obama well during this year's election campaign. It said that he was for going forward, while Republicans were for "going back to the failed policies that got us into this mess in the first place."

It was great political rhetoric and great political theater. Moreover, the Republicans did virtually nothing to challenge its shaky assumptions with a few hard facts that could have made those assumptions collapse like a house of cards.

More is involved than this year's political battles. The word "forward" has been a political battle cry on the left for...