Keller @ Large: Still Waiting For Leaders To Lead

January 29, 2014 1:00 PM
Keller @ Large: Still Waiting For Leaders To Lead
" BOSTON (CBS) – I listened carefully Tuesday night to both the governor’s state of the state speech and the president’s State of the Union address, and what I heard was two good men trying their best to put a positive spin on policies that have had, at best, mixed success.

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What I didn’t hear in either speech was the same thing I never hear in major political speeches – any real acknowledgement that the speaker and his or her party do not have the market cornered on solutions to our problems, or any persuasive commitment to reaching outside their political comfort-zone to find those answers.

Let’s focus on improving the economy, which the pols always say they are focused on like a laser. But that’s not true, because an intense concentration of light on our economic problems would reveal the need to do what these folks almost never do "

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