The great Los Angeles Dodger announcer Vin Scully often will remain silent and allow the crowd noise to tell the story for those listening on the radio. Even though Scully may well be the most literate baseball announcer during the past fifty years, he knows that silence can sometimes send the clearest message to the listener.
This is exactly what President Obama is doing. He is allowing the voices of the people of Iran to have center stage rather than trying to hog the microphone. It is too bad that his Republican critics don't understand this simple fact.
Rohnert Park, CA
Jun 20 2009 - 9:50pm