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September 13, 2010

You Have Just Entered The Twilight Zone

For those of you who aren't finding the beginning of the work week surreal enough, I give you Thomas Friedman:

Ever since the onset of the Great Recession of 2008, it has been clear that the nature of being a leader — political or corporate — was changing in America. During most of the post-World War II era, being a leader meant, on balance, giving things away to people. Today, and for the next decade at least, being a leader in America will mean, on balance, taking things away from people.


h/t: Elise

Posted by Cassandra at September 13, 2010 08:11 AM

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Even a broken clock . . .

Posted by: LittleRed1 at September 13, 2010 07:33 PM

There was a time when thinking seriously about American foreign policy did not require thinking seriously about economic policy. That time is also over.

Didn't live through the '70s and early '80s, did they?

Posted by: BillT at September 14, 2010 01:56 AM

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