Posts Tagged ‘ carter ’

New US chattering class rises

Sep 4th, 2008 | By David Harper | Category: Opinion

The United States is changing and the Democratic liberals might be able (just) to win a national election without the overwhelming support of the alienated white working class. If such a victory doesn’t happen this time, it will soon. The US, like Britain, is seeing the rise of what one might call a mass chattering class.

The Good Fighter

Aug 26th, 2008 | By David Harper | Category: Opinion

Senator Clinton will not be nominated this week, and we know that is a great disappointment to her many supporters. But she has a long political future ahead of her, and a responsibility to her party to concede defeat gracefully. Many of her die-hard supporters — starting with her husband — have clearly not learned that lesson.