Among the signers of the letter are George Soros, former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich, and Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield of Ben & Jerry’s.
Sometimes the biggest news isn’t found in a hot new scoop, but in a recapitulation of a string of things you knew about but hadn’t put together already—or in little details that flesh out a trend you’d heard about, showing you how fast it’s building up.
The Wall Street Journal reports that Stanley Fischer, governor of the Bank of Israel,
The buzzword is enthusiasm this midterm election season. In the Wall Street Journal in early August, Robert Reich wrote about “The Obama Agenda and the Enthusiasm Gap.” By month’s end, the New York Times editorialized about “The Wrong Kind of Enthusiasm.” Across the political spectrum – and borne out in primary turnout numbers this summer – conservatives are viewed as far more excited than liberals about their candidates for U.S. House and Senate, governorships and statehouses.