This blog, three years ago, about Andrew Sullivan --
Iron Law of Sully ... he invokes his Irish ancestry when he's feeling alienated from his American conservative friends
Andrew Sullivan today, looking for rationalisation of the long strange journey on which Obama-mania has taken him --
The smartest critiques of Obama get the sincerity of his ambition, while noting his flaws and greenness. The dumbest critiques miss the point entirely. In general: I trust the Irish-Catholic women [Maureen Dowd and Peggy Noonan] to get these things right. At least, that's what my mother taught me.