Obama’s Cairo Speech

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This is a bit counterintuitive. But despite this being a speech and not policy, which is to say words and not deeds, I was left with the thought that the new beginning of President Barack Obama’s address in Cairo essentially closes the era of faith and opens the era of works. I mean that with regard to his own personal trajectory, in the sense that the listening and talking phase is over. Now it’s time to deliver. But I also mean it with regard to our broader national trajectory. By basing his appeal — on America’s behalf — on an […]


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