Let me offer a ludicrously premature opinion: Barack Obama has sealed his reputation as a president of great historical import. We don't know what will follow in his presidency, and it's quite possible that some future event--a war, a scandal--will define his presidency. But we do know that he has put his imprint on the structure of American government in a way that no Democratic president since Lyndon Johnson has.
Monday, March 22, 2010
a president of great historical import
the new republic's jonathan chait reacts to the passage of health care reform:
posted at 12:33 AM