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Thursday, March 22, 2018

Our Trust Survives

Last month, I was reading a newspaper in a coffeehouse in downtown Providence, R.I., when a stranger walked over to me and pointed to a nearby table. “Would you mind watching my laptop while I run to my car?” he said. I returned his smile and said, “Sure.” I must look pretty harmless, because it’s […]

September 9, 2011

The New Old Obama Fights Back

WASHINGTON — For President Obama, these are the days of never hearing an encouraging word. Not since his own supporters were losing faith in his presidential campaign in the summer of 2007 has Obama confronted so many bad reviews and such widespread frustration and angry criticism from his own side. Now, the censure is reinforced […]

August 15, 2011