The Audacity of Hopelessness & Other Thoughts

Hillary Clinton’s presidential prospects continue to dim. The door is closing. Night is coming. The end, however, is not near. When you step back and think about it, she is amazing. She possesses the audacity of hopelessness

Click here to read David Brooks Article The Long Defeat

Listening to Senator Obama’s speech, it wasn’t Dr. King who first came to mind but Bobby Kennedy, standing on a flatbed truck in Indianapolis on a cold, windy night in April 1968. Kennedy had to tell a crowd that had gathered to hear him speak that King had been murdered.

“We can make an effort, as Martin Luther King did, to understand and to comprehend, and to replace that violence, that stain of bloodshed that has spread across our land, with an effort to understand with compassion and love.” Click here to read Bob Herbert’ article With a Powerful Speech, Obama Offers a Challenge
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