trained to bully

Dana Blakenhorn, “Nixon used scorn — his nattering nabobs of negativism.”

President Obama has a problem. His thesis is based on consensus, yet he must overthrow the Nixon Thesis of Conflict.

They refuse to join. They refuse to deal. They would rather lie, they would rather bully, they would rather kill The Other. This is what the last generation of American politics has taught them. It’s the only way they know to behave.