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Promises Kept

He's got miles to go, but so far Obama is delivering on the change he promised.



And let it be noted that there is no more delicate matter to take in hand, nor more dangerous to conduct, nor more doubtful in its success, than to set up as a leader in the introduction of changes. For he who innovates will have for his enemies all those who are well off under the existing order of things, and only lukewarm supporters in those who might be better off under the new.  

—Niccoló Machiavelli, The Prince (1532) 



Keep yo’ enemies close … watch yo’ homies.

—Makaveli (1996)