My "Think Again" column is called “Jews Are Still Liberal” and it’s here.
I’ve got a piece in the Times Arts and Leisure section on Joseph Alsop called “A Newsmaker in Every Sense of the Word” and it’s here.
Bill Moyers also put up a clip from our interview, which will run this weekend, here.
And should you wish to listen to my talk with WNYC’s Leonard Lopate, that’s here.
If you want to say hello and you live near either LA or DC.
Los Angeles Times Book Festival, April 21, 4:30 PM
Panel: The Boys on the Bus: Covering Decision 2012.
Politics & Prose 5015 Connecticut Avenue in Washington, April 25 at 7:00
The Center for American Progress, 1333 H Street, lunch served at 11:30, panel with John Halpin and Michael Kazin at noon.
(I’ll also be at the NOLA Jazz fest this weekend for Bruce’s second appearance there, in case there’s some place you think I absolutely need to go…)
Reed is away this week, so I will entertain you with this excerpt from The Cause, which I originally pulled for Mike Allen, who did so much to make Kabuki Democracy a success, but has apparently become less enamored with my work as he chose not to post any of the below, nor mention the book’s publication, alas. Thanks for reading…
$32.95 but only $19.76 from Amazon right now, 576 pages.
The Cause: The Fight for American Liberalism from Franklin Roosevelt to Barack Obama
After clinching the Democratic nomination in June 2008, Barack Obama had stood before an excited group of supporters in St. Paul, Minnesota, and declared:
“We will be able to look back and tell our children that this was the moment when we began to provide care for the sick and good jobs to the jobless; this was the moment when the rise of the oceans began to slow and our planet began to heal; this was the moment when we ended a war and secured our nation and restored our image as the last, best hope on earth.”