Wednesday, December 17, 2008
Trahison des Clercs
One of the most depressing facts of this Presidential cycle is the wholesale loss of the intellectual class to Obama and the Democrats. Both Slate and Reason published quasi-endorsements from all of their contributors, and put together they form a particularly gloomy spectacle. Everybody wants to be able hold the red-state bourgeois accountable for the supposed failings of America, but nobody wants to do anything to help.