03 June 2008

Engagements, McCain, Obama, Hillary

"Speak softly and carry a big stick." This ancient wisdom served many a nation leader with this or another measure of success. Everything in moderation will be another view of the same subject.

Professor Barry Rubin of GLORIA Center in his article Shattered Engagements looks at some historic examples of immoderate use of soft speech.

Conclusions? Yeah, well, Obama, you know...

Or don't you know? Because I am not sure about it myself.