In Tucson, Obama calls for hope amid grief, for unity amid rancor
The president’s finely tuned address reflects on lives lost, heroic deeds, a struggle to recover, and the challenge of overcoming national divisions.
Untitled Document My favorite scene in Steven Vincent Benet’s story, The Devil and Daniel Webster —as you might expect—is when the Devil’s handpicked jury listens to Webster plead for his client’s life. To the Devil’s astonishment and fury, they find for Jabez Stone. “Even the damned,” says the foreman defiantly to his boss, “may salute the eloquence of Mr. Webster.” That’s why, when Barack Obama finished last night, I immediately turned to the Fox News j read more...
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