Gene Healy on Obama's Commencement Speech

White House FlickrWhite House FlickrThere's a specter haunting America's youth, President Obama warned in his commencement address to Ohio State University graduates Sunday -- the specter of "cynicism." In Obama's account, writes Gene Healy, sinister (but unnamed) "voices" have been busily corrupting the once-idealistic Generation Y with a siren song of "creeping cynicism" toward ambitious new federal crusades. They'll even "warn that tyranny is always lurking just around the corner. You should reject these voices."


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