Friday, June 13, 2008

What "Change" Really Means

"Obama's most egregious talent is the ability to adapt his rhetoric with ominous speed, to allay any suspicion among the powerful that he could rock the boat in a way they might not care for. Earlier in the campaign he was criticised for not wearing the American flag as a lapel pin. At the AIPAC event he wore a double lapel pin, with both the US and Israeli flags."

-- Alexander Cockburn, discovering the utter weightlessness of the "Lightworker," in The First Post Daily