What he seems not to have noticed is that Obama is already on that road! Or so it seems: Tim Reid, Washington correspondent for The Times: "It [last weeks $4-trillion budget] is a manifesto to usher in a new age of government activism that involves levels of borrowing and spending never before seen in the US and is a document of such staggering ambition and risk that even some of Mr Obama's Democratic supporters are suddenly beginning to feel a little queasy."...
"Para el presidente venezolano el capitalismo ha fracasado: "¡Venga Obama, alineese con nosotros rumbo al socialismo! ¡Venga, ese el único camino!"
I believe both Chavez and Obama are wrong about capitalism. But where have I heard that 'end of conservatism' before? Oh yes, I remember, Tony Blair. READER WARNING, reading THIS in full can induce severe vomiting...perhaps, at the moment, we're all on the road again...
"Its goal is not just to rescue the economy. It is to crush conservatism, end the age of anti-tax, anti-regulation policies that have been the guiding philosophies of US governance for a generation, and usher in a fresh 'epoch', as his aides call it, of New Deal-Great Society wealth redistribution and central intervention..."
On the road again
Like a band of gypsies we go down the highway
We're the best of friends
Insisting that the world be turnin' our way
And our way
Is on the road again...