"We are in the surprising position of knowing much more than we did at earlier stages in the development of social policy[...]-and simultaneously becoming more uncertain about what measures will be most effective, if effective at all, in ameliorating pressing problems in each of these areas."-Nathan Glazer, The Limits of Social Policy, 1988.
A true American hero, Obama cannot be mentioned in the same breath as him.
21 gun salute to my hero.
"Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclinations, or the dictates of our passions, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence." - John Adams