Will it happen? I’m not holding my breath. “All President Obama has to do is lead,” McCarthy writes. “All he has to have, in dealing publicly with his anti-war, anti-anti-terrorist base, is the courage of the convictions he and his attorney general manage to summon up for secret white papers.”
I heartily second McCarthy’s list of desiderata. It’s been a long time, though, since I’ve seen much in the way of conviction or courage on display in Washington.