Walking into the Obama White House of my dreams will be like walking into the Gates Foundation. The people there will be ostentatiously pragmatic and data-driven. They’ll hunt good ideas like venture capitalists. They’ll have no faith in all-powerful bureaucrats issuing edicts from the center. Instead, they’ll use that language of decentralized networks, bottom-up reform and scalable innovation.
Saturday, November 8, 2008
Fodder for the Sensible Party
David Brooks' column in yesterday's Times is just full of common sense. One of many good nuggets:
Posted by DK Smith at 1:24 PM