The View From 1776

No Surprise For Those Who Listened

President Obama, as many others have noted, has a talent for giving misleading impressions.

The Centrist Turns Left
By Dariel A. Colella

During the 2008 campaign, Barack Obama was very clear about what his intentions were and everyone knew that he wanted to implement change.  But he was also very clear about the kind of change he was going to implement.  Because the media glossed over his so-called articulate words, people were caught up in the sound bites of hope and change.  Although his words seemed hopeful, they were words of a community organizer who vowed to change the United States to his own world view.  His goal, as he said, is to