President Barack Obama sent a clear and welcome message this week when he made the recess appointments.
Sen. Mark Kirk, R-Ill., has carefully cultivated the image of a political moderate. It was that image that allowed him to get elected in 2010 in the first place.
"The Republican Party is the party of the white working class," David Brooks, the New York Times' resident conservative "intellectual," declared.
While he claims to support personal liberty, many of his policy positions would do little to help the liberty of ethnic or sexual minorities.
With the presidential election looming over 2012, we should take a cue from our Kenyan brothers and sisters. We need to take our analysis of the gross negligence of our financial institutions into the electoral arena.