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Lott’s apologies seem sincere, perhaps even overwrought. No charitable person should refuse to forgive Lott in his capacity as a human being. Nevertheless, he has demonstrated that he is not fit to lead the Republican party. Furthermore, by fighting on as long as he did to save his job, Lott demonstrated a greater interest in preserving himself than the principles the party is supposed to stand for. The supreme irony in this episode is that one of the party’s core principles, abolishing financial and educational entitlements based on race, will inevitably suffer.p>Forgive, yes. Overlook, no. br> — Scott A. Browdy br> Chicago, IL /p>
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?