Commander in waiting

General Clark enters the race

The shine is off the Bush presidency, although George W. still has to be the favorite for 2004. The numbers tell us that the economy is stirring, but the job market isn’t doing much better than the Detroit Tigers: the Federal Reserve’s latest report described the employment situation as weakening, and too many jobs appear to have been lost permanently, casualties to globalization and technology. Iraq continues to cost lives and money,...

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Wilson Carey McWilliams, contributed regularly to Commonweal. He taught political philosophy at Rutgers until his death in 2005.