December 11, 2008
It’s official: they’ve discovered a new emotion. Psychologists are now theorizing that Obama’s electoral victory was the direct result of his high-flown oratory, creating the feeling in listeners that they want to be better people and causing them to forget the cynicism of the past.
O.K., Michael Ignatieff, the time is ripe. You’re probably the best orator in Canadian politics in the last decade, so go for it. End our feelings of cynicism and uplift us.