Sunday, November 30, 2008

Left and Right Are Fretting Obama's Choices

Obamas on Thanksgiving eve, giving birds.
The left is fretting and the right is fretting (and trying to figure out who they will be), which probably means Obama is doing okay.
Salon: Judging by the proliferation of capital letters in the e-mail correspondence I receive, many seem worried that Barack Obama may not deliver the promised "change we can believe in."

After voters rejected the mantra of free trade and deregulation, some of those contacting me say they are upset that Obama is hiring so many free-trading deregulators who birthed today's economic mess.

With the president-elect having touted his opposition to the Iraq war, some are bothered "that Obama's national security team will be dominated by appointees who favored the Iraq invasion and hold hawkish views," as the Los Angeles Times reports.
...To my fearful letter writers, I offer three responses. Read on.