Wish I'd Said That
"Any individual who rises to the national political level is, of necessity and by definition, committed to the authoritarian-corporatist state. The current system will not allow anyone to be elected from either of the two major parties who is determined to dismantle even one part of that system."
The next time you wonder why Obama is keeping Bush's Defense Secretary or why the evil Lawrence Summers is still around, just remember Silber's words. They will keep you from asking silly questions like, "Isn't Obama a progressive?"