Saturday, May 18, 2013

Obama Tells NYC Fundraisers He Wants to Institutionalize Crisis Atmosphere
... “More than anything, what I will be striving for over the next three and a half years is to see if that spirit we saw in Boston and West Texas, to see if we can institutionalize that [and] if we can create a framework where everybody’s working together and moving this country forward,” he told the community of wealthy donors, according to the pool report.

The Obama comment is reminiscent of the quote by former Chief-of-Staff Rahm Emanuel, “You never let a serious crisis go to waste. And what I mean by that it’s an opportunity to do things you think you could not do before.” Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, an Alinsky disciple herself, also said, “never waste a good crisis.”...