OK, she’s old. And she’s crossed the base on a couple high-profile issues. But she’s delivered, especially on guns. And politics isn’t about purity.
John Stoehr has written for the American Prospect, the Guardian, Dissent and The Forward, among others. He is a frequent contributor to the New Statesman and Al Jazeera English. Follow him @johnastoehr.
As the State of the Union showed, the president’s political strategy could eventually lead to a debate on greater federal stimulus.
The Harbor, a 1915 novel by Ernest Poole, the first winner of the Pulitzer Prize for fiction, has been rescued from oblivion—it’s the perfect time because it is a progressive masterpiece, writes John Stoehr.