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“It was pretty clear we couldn’t keep Mondale in a secure undisclosed location,” says a Mondale campaign adviser in Minnesota. “We had to put him out there.”
Mondale debates Coleman today, and both Democrats and Republicans say the former vice president’s victory depends on his performance. “He’s been cramming, and studying up. We’re surprised by how detached he appears to have been from issues. Everyone’s a bit nervous.”
The nervousness arises due to Mondale’s less than steady performance late last week and over the weekend in front of the cameras. On several occasions, the 74 year old appeared unsteady, speaking more slowly and deliberately than in his early 1980s heyday.
“Look, he’s an old man,” says the adviser. “We knew that going in, and we expect that this old man is going to kick Norm Coleman’s [rear] on election day.”
A man of faith in a godless age is hitting Americans where it hurts.
Mr. and Mrs. American Spectator Reader, let P.J. O’Rourke talk sense to your kids.
In Britain, defending your property can get you life.
The debacle of this president’s administration is both a cause and a symptom of the decline of American values. Unless Congress impeaches him, that decline will go on unchecked. An eminent jurist surveys the damage and assesses the chances for the recovery of our culture.
It won’t take long for conservatives to scratch this presidential wannabe off their 2008 scorecard.
The American Christmas, like the songs that celebrate it, makes room for everybody under the rainbow. Is that why so many people seem to be hostile to it?
Was the President done in by the economy, or by the politics of the economy?
H/T to National Review Online