CriticalMASS Top 10 Reads of the Week – July 1, 2010

Being There – Michael Barone [National Review Online]  


Which past leader does Barack Obama most closely resemble? His admirers, not all of them liberals, used to compare him to Abraham Lincoln and Franklin Roosevelt.  

Well, Obama announced his candidacy in Lincoln’s hometown two days before Abe’s birthday, and he did expand the size and scope of government. But no one seriously compares him with Lincoln or FDR anymore… Read the Rest

PLUS:

Barone, on the convener in chief;

Ponnuru on Boeing and the NLRB;

Dalmia on the President’s distortions about the GM bailout;

Goldberg on the President’s corporate jet fixation;

Why I love Stephen Colbert; and

The Funniest Thing I Saw This Week

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