Saturday, September 06, 2008

A Leader Just Like Us

Judith Warner wrote this week in the Times:
One of the worst poisons of the American political climate right now, the thing that time and again in recent years has led us to disaster, is the need people feel for leaders they can “relate” to. This need isn’t limited to women; it brought us after all, two terms of George W. Bush.
Jon Stewart's Daily Show makes the same point, hilariously:

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

How true! Dumbing down of America = dumbing down of our voters = dumbing down of our presidents.