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Obama's Violin: Populist rage and the uncertain containment of change

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The standard historic pattern of Democratic Party co-optation and surrender is currently trying to repeat itself amidst epic economic crisis and imperial disruption. David Rothkopf, a former Clinton administration official, commented on the president's corporatist and militarist transition team and cabinet with a musical analogy- 'the violin model: you hold power with the left hand and you play the music with the right'
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Lifelong reader, sometime writer with eclectic tastes and libertarian leanings. Don't hold my semi-notorious Berkeley history against me, I settled down so completely after 40 that I can barely recall my loosy-goosy self. But it sure beats going to (more...)
 
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