NRO's Yural Levin does a great individual job collecting all the straw men in President Obama's Monday speech - and the false choices he offers.
The individual acting alone or the entire nation acting through its
government, those are the only options we have. The space between the individual
and the state is understood to be empty at best, and at worst to be filled with
dreadful vestiges of intolerance and backwardness that must be cleared out to
enable the pursuit of justice.