The Adequate's Not The Enemy Of The Middling

By Marc Ambinder
Or, as President Obama plans to say today, about Iraq: "What we will not do is let the pursuit of the perfect stand in the way of achievable goals." Over to you, Madame Speaker.

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http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2009/02/the-adequates-not-the-enemy-of-the-middling/1061/