30 January 2010

Sat'day Links

For the longest time, I had a huge crush on Maureen Dowd.  I think the love is gone.  Well, not actually gone, now I'm in love with Peggy Noonan.  Peggy doesn't disappoint today.

Gail Collins.... she's pretty cool too.  But when she writes like this ... reality ruins my cup of coffee:

Whatever muscles we used in cooperating have atrophied. Barack Obama ran for president promising to change that, and he hasn’t. Part of the fault is his. Sometimes at crucial moments, there seems to be no hands on the tiller. The Republicans are impossible. Many Democrats are both frightened and greedy.

But figuring out how we got here is irrelevant. We need to get out.
Read the rest here.

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