David Broder:

“He may have bigger challenges now and in years to come, but nothing will endear Barack Obama to some of us more [Ed. note: !] than his decision to take a quick transatlantic round trip to lobby the International Olympic Committee on behalf of Chicago’s bid to be the host city of the 2016 Summer Games.”


“its mayor, Richard Daley, who is as smart and accomplished a builder of urban success as anyone in the world”

Cf. “High Broderism,” this, further, and, David Broder on oversight, on transparency, more on transparency.

David Brooks, David Broder, Tucker Max: as an alumnus of the Chicago Maroon, allow me to apologize in any way I can.