Was just chatting with Hassan and at one point he said “the President” in reference to George W. Bush, then quickly corrected himself, “I mean, the former President.” And then we both laughed and took a moment to enjoy the fact that the meaning of the words “the President” had completely changed in the past … More President Obama
Hassan and I spent most of the past few days in Philadelphia volunteering for Barack. Philly was still on a high from the World Series, which seemed to roll seamlessly into the election. I spent a day doing phone banking in North Philly, where Puerto Ricans were very enthusiastic about O. Then we spent a … More The arc of history…
I’ve always loved Les Mis, but now it has an entirely new layer of meaning….
On Friday night, Hassan and I raced home in the rain from a dinner to catch the debate. We came in just as Obama was warming up, and were very pleased to see he was doing so well. We had both been slightly worried – we felt Obama’s performance in the primary debates had been inconsistent, … More Why Obama won the debate