Amy Goodman writes:
In his State of the Union address, many heard echoes of the Barack Obama of old, the presidential aspirant of 2007 and 2008.Indeed.
And why is this?
It's because he's now the presidential aspirant of 2012.
Look, I'm probably going to vote for him. Bad as he is, he's better than whichever Republican emerges from this dog-fight. But he's not a populist. He's not a progressive. He's not even a liberal, let alone a socialist.
I'm not falling for that again.