Obtuse Triangle

Cherny, Andrei
May 2005
New Republic;5/16/2005, Vol. 232 Issue 18, p10
Focuses on the presidency of Bill Clinton and the "Clintonism" legacy in a fast-changing world. Idea that the Democratic Party is motivated to accept the similar aspects of Clintonism and "triangulation" because of the November election loss; The President's understanding that increasing global interdependence meant the United States had to radically change its approach to economic policy; Discussion of his vision for community matters animated by principles of patriotism, responsibility, family and faith, as well as his vision for reinventing government; The historical analogy of former President Clinton's legacy to that of Theodore Roosevelt; The author's opinion that the Democratic Party can only move forward after it comes to terms with the reality of Clintonism.


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