David Rodham Gerghan on Andersen Cooper: Truman came out of the Pendergast Machine. Obama seems to have come out of this with a lot of innocence. The Messiah is sweetness and light; daffodils and sunshine; healing and resurrection. So ignore the fact that the Illinois and Chicago political machines are roiling cesspools of graft and corruption. […]
To eradicate, by aggressive applications of cynicism, the credulity and naiveté that allows disinformation to spread, liars to prosper and liberty to fail.