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  • Obama's Summer of Discontent

    08/25/2009 8:09:22 PM PDT · by fiscon1 · 3 replies · 323+ views
    Wall Street Journal ^ | 08/25/2009 | Faoud Ajami
    So we are to have a French health-care system without a French tradition of political protest. It is odd that American liberalism, in a veritable state of insurrection during the Bush presidency, now seeks political quiescence. These "townhallers" who have come forth to challenge ObamaCare have been labeled "evil-mongers" (Harry Reid), "un-American" (Nancy Pelosi), agitators and rowdies and worse. A political class, and a media elite, that glamorized
  • The Falseness of Anti-Americanism by Faoud Ajami

    09/15/2003 3:08:19 PM PDT · by the_greatest_country_ever · 28 replies · 2,446+ views
    Foreign Policy ^ | September 15,2003 | Faoud Ajami
    <p>Pollsters report rising antiericanism worldwide. The United States, they imply, squandered global sympathy after the September 11 terrorist attacks through its arrogant unilateralism.</p> <p>In truth, there was never any sympathy to squander. Anti-Americanism was already entrenched in the world's psyche a backlash against a nation that comes bearing modernism to those who want it but who also fear and despise it.</p>