Obama’s broad support points to an old American character trait – pragmatism. It can tilt conservative or liberal, as resilient as the times.Howie P.S.: For the record, Mr. Egan is a Seattle resident.
We are said to be a center-right country. In truth, we lean to common sense. If that means tying up the banks in ropes of new regulation to keep them from running amok again, despite cries about restraining free enterprise, most people are for it. If that means firing hack public school teachers to the wails of the educational establishment, the public is there as well.