In which lambert apologizes, again, for being prematurely correct
Clearly, theories about Obama's secret progressivism are alive and well. These theories strikes a serious blow to the notion that progressives occupy the "reality based community." Many progressives are seriously arguing that Obama's centrist campaign rhetoric and centrist advisors are part of a larger, secret, and fundamentally deceitful plan to institute a progressive agenda and provide it political cover.
That's the Phonebooth Theory.
Run as Clark Kent, govern as progressive Superman. December, 2007.