In a long-ranging interview with the Times of London, legendary writer and public intellectual Gore Vidal says that while he supported Barack Obama during the 2008 election, he's beginning to wish he hadn't. "I was hopeful,'' Vidal tells the Times. "He was the most intelligent person we've had in that position for a long time. But he's inexperienced. He has a total inability to understand military matters. He's acting as if Afghanistan is the magic talisman: solve that and you solve...Read Full Story
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