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It’s a trap! Conservatives should approach Elizabeth Warren’s book on two-income families with caution.
To believe that year after year, decade after decade, so many women would continue to act against their own self interest reveals a deep skepticism that people can overall make effective decisions about the broad direction of their lives. Do so many Americans really lack the capacity for rational action? To doubt human agency is to doubt the very foundation of our democratic capitalist society.
July 18 marks the 25th anniversary of the horrific bombing of a Jewish community center in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The desire to keep this issue alive and to eventually bring the perpetrators to justice should not be taken for granted when the next presidential election features a candidate whose fingerprints are on several attempts to obfuscate the attack’s true perpetrators.
There is no “where we came from” except a state of mind that longs for the values of the American founding. This is what is particularly disappointing about the president’s recent remarks. They give the impression that the president of the United States harbors a fundamental misunderstanding of what it means to be American.
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