An historian's take

Blog ››› ››› ERIC BOEHLERT

Richard Norton Smith, discussing Obama in Time:

I think there is a fundamental disconnect between much of the media — with its breathless and impatient coverage — and most people out there. Most people are more patient and sophisticated, and appreciate that our problems have developed over a long period of time. They're realistic enough to understand that they are not going to disappear overnight.

We've changed our commenting system to Disqus.
Instructions for signing up and claiming your comment history are located here.
Updated rules for commenting are here.