The Vision Thing
December 15, 2008 - 6:23pm ET
Popular This Week
Also Worth Reading
Ourfuture.org readers who've been enjoying David Sirota's and Bob Borosage's outstanding essays on the foolishness of the mainstream media labeling everything desirable "centrist" and everything horrible "leftist" need to check out this debate between two historians, Gil Troy and Allan Lichtman on whether Obama needs to govern by "moving to the middle"—or, as the other side of the argument goes, that "Great presidents don’t move to the middle they move the middle to them by changing the conversation about government and implementing programs that work."
One side argues via clichés and slogans. The other argues via forceful evidence and logic. Guess which is which?
Help us spread the word about these important stories...
Email to a friend
Views expressed on this page are those of the authors and not necessarily those of Campaign for America's Future or Institute for America's Future