Robinson: Neither Moderate Nor Centrist, What Buckley, Gergen, Brooks Realize Now

by Benjamin Domenech on 8:11 am March 7, 2009

“To see what is in front of one’s nose,” George Orwell famously asserted, “needs a constant struggle.” Congratulations this week to three journalists who have finally taken up that constant struggle: Christopher Buckley, David Gergen and David Brooks. All three used to insist that Obama was some species of centrist or moderate. Now that Obama has proposed the most massive expansion of government in the history of the republic, each has recognized that just conceivably he might have been mistaken.

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