Former President George W. Bush used to talk about the “soft bigotry of low expectations.” He was talking about education in the United States.
Tales from the Trail
What message does it send when the U.N. representative to Afghanistan says it will be impossible to eliminate fraud in the run-off election?
from Global News Journal:
An atmosphere of stale defensiveness has sunk over Kabul. The mood has been lowered by the protracted saga of the Afghan election count, almost two months on from the first round August 20 vote. It's a drama veering towards farce more often than post-modern play, as we wait endlessly for a result, that like Godot, does not want to come.