Recently William Kristol, a pillar of Washington’s Republican establishment, issued a call to arms, admonishing conservatives to abandon their “calm, cool, and collected affect” and to passionately reject Democratic Party leadership.
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On May 5, 2013, at an Ohio State University commencement address, President Obama called attention to a scourge afflicting the nation:
“Unfortunately, you’ve grown up hearing voices that incessantly warn of government as nothing more than some separate, sinister entity that’s at the root of all our problems; some of these same voices are also doing their best to gum up the works,” he advised the graduating students. “They’ll warn that tyranny is always lurking, just around the corner. You should reject these voices.”
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