Appeal of the Good Guys

It seems that American government, after its recent period of unmitigated villainy, is given some chance for rehabilitation. Read this thoughtful and moving article by Anthony Barnett. The founder of openDemocracy overcomes his habitual European skepticism against charisma politics and finally gets to emphatically endorse Barack Obama.

Another example of surprising partisanship is Andrew Sullivan’s support for Larry Lessig’s possible run for a seat in the House of Representatives. Oh, the powers of integration!