With him we get a president with the political intelligence of a Bill Clinton harnessed to the steely self-discipline of a Vladimir Putin. (I say this admiringly.) With these qualities, Obama will now bestride the political stage as largely as did Reagan.
– Charles Krauthammer in his column today about the President Elect.
It’s genuinely encouraging to see that conservatives are starting to see exactly what Obama could mean to this country. And that doesn’t have to be a scary thing.
Sure, there will be disagreements. That’s to be expected and it’s all part of a healthy democracy. But if we can fix these problems together there will be plenty of room at the table for everybody.