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Commentary :: Politics
"End Times for Obama": A Dangerous Conservative Myth
17 Nov 2013
Ira Chernus is Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Colorado at Boulder and author of Mythic America: Essays and American Nonviolence: The History of an Idea. He blogs at MythicAmerica.us.
"There's much more hanging on the fate of Obamacare than health care or the 2014 election, as important as those are. Obamacare is an effort to reassert the mythic narrative that Adams, Clay, and so many other American leaders have promoted -- a story of Americans concerned more about what happens to all of us as a nation than to any one of us as individuals. If Obamacare is ultimately judged a failure it will be yet another victory for the myth of rugged individualism."

to read "End Times for Obama": A Dangerous Conservative Myth" published on 11/18/2013, click on

http://www.commondreams.org/view/2013/11/16-3?print
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