The Corner

America’s Unhappiest Millionaire

Michelle Obama’s speeches have been among the most interesting elements of the Obama drama for me. Her extremely negative rhetoric sheds light on her husband’s very positive rhetoric: both seem to draw on the same vision of America in agony, though in quite different ways. Some thoughts on a recent performance, now up on the homepage.

Yuval Levin is the director of social, cultural, and constitutional studies at the American Enterprise Institute and the editor of National Affairs.


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