“There are several former Senate staffers who have done business in China or with Chinese-government backed corporations and they could expose their former boss to some embarrassing situations,” says the staffer. “You’d think we’d learn. But maybe we need another hard lesson.”p> THIS OLD JOE br> Al Gore ‘s former running mate Joe Lieberman either believes that Gore isn’t going to run in 2004 or doesn’t care. Recall that Lieberman pledged not to run for president next time if Gore chose to run again. Gore has said that Lieberman isn’t bound to that pledge, although Lieberman, being about as honorable as a Democrat is capable of, had said he’d abide by it. /p>
But that wasn’t the vibe that 2002 campaign volunteers were getting earlier this month when Lieberman’s PAC threw a thank you party for its and other Washington, D.C. area Democratic Party volunteers. The Connecticut senator thanked everyone for their hard work and told them to keep their options open when it came time to commit to working for a 2004 race.
“I got the feeling he was telling us something without coming out and saying it,” says a reveler at the event.
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?