“Many pundits view taking a position in the middle of the political spectrum as a virtue in itself. I don’t. Wisdom doesn’t necessarily reside in the middle of the road, and I want leaders who do the right thing, not the centrist thing. But for those who insist that the center is always the place to be, I have an important piece of information: We already have a centrist president. Indeed, Bruce Bartlett, who served as a policy analyst in the Reagan administration, argues that Mr. Obama is in practice a moderate conservative.” —The Centrist Cop-Out - NYTimes.com
So, did everyone decide to get married to each other this year?
“So here’s to loud volume this summer. To the police officer who once trailed me for five blocks, sirens blaring, drowned out by “Buck Bounce” booming from my speakers: See you soon?” —Jon Caramanica’s Driving Music - NYTimes.com