Yesterday, Barack Obama pledged to use his power as Chief Executive to lower carbon emissions, given that Congress refuses to act. That’s a pledge Obama made before – and then authorized the most extreme expansion of offshore drilling for oil in generations. Also yesterday, the
Shopping at the grocery store this morning, I passed by a display of Twizzlers – a kind of red, chewy, stringy candy that is something like licorice, but without the taste. The display was promoting Twizzlers as Invincible Summer Fun, along with the latest Superman
Netroots Nation was this weekend, and many attendees there grasped the historical moment and engaged in just the sort of talking back to Democratic politicians that I had hoped for.