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    Today in "Wisdoms of Obama": Compromise

    Warning of ideologic rigidity in the democratic camp.

    “You can’t set up a system in which you don’t compromise on anything, but you also can’t operate in a system where you compromise on everything.”

    Answering questions, Obama said progressives needed to think about remaining “true to our values and principles while recognising that in democracies … the only way we are going to be able to get things done is that we agree to a certain set of rules and part of those rules are that you never get 100% of what you want”.

    I dunno why I started a thread on this. Maybe due to a strange kind of nostalgia to the days when presidents talked sense.