You see, idealism detached from action is just a dream.
But idealism allied with pragmatism, with rolling up your sleeves and making the world bend a bit, is very exciting. It's very real. It's very strong.
Europe, in legend, has always been the home of subtle philosophical discussion;
America was the land of grubby pragmatism.
Our platform is crafted by Democrats but it is not about partisanship, its about pragmatism.
Greatness is not manifested by unlimited pragmatism, which places such a high premium on the end justifying any means and any methods.