That Didn't Take Long

Me, last week:

Obama already made fans of Niall Ferguson and Eli Lake; by 2012, I wouldn't be surprised if he's converted Max Boot as well.

Max Boot, today:

As someone who was skeptical of Obama's moderate posturing during the campaign, I have to admit that I am gobsmacked by these appointments , most of which could just as easily have come from a President McCain ... Only churlish partisans of both the left and the right can be unhappy with the emerging tenor of our nation's new leadership.

Take it away, Massie ...

Ross Douthat is a former writer and editor at The Atlantic.

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