In her shot-at-Obama heard ’round the world, Hillary Clinton told the Atlantic’s Jeffrey Goldberg, “Great nations need organizing principles, and ‘Don’t do stupid stuff’ is not an organizing principle.” It isn’t?
The president seems to have taken a page from the first Christian thinker to advance a concept of just war.
Much has been made–including by me–of the broad array of religious voices raised on behalf of the immigrant children from Central America who have flooded our Southern border in flight from murderous gangs at home. But Catholic bishops and the evangelical leaders have somehow managed to avoid criticizing the Republicans who have blocked their recommendations.
No one comes close to having the qualifications of the longtime head of Reform Judaism’s policy shop.