You don't get to be a NYT columnist by being a radical, but apparently you can become a radical by being a NYT columnist. Or at least that's what seems to have happened to Paul Krugman.
He's right- the big money in this country isn't going to play nicey-nicey when their profits are threatened even by 1%. Obama and his talk of abandoning the divisive politics of the past is just so much crap. The right-wing never abandoned those divisive issues and that's why those problems still haven't been solved.
Hillary at least has felt the scourge of Republican opinion, but Edwards' outright avowal of conflict in change is the best.
It's the only way to be sure.