“Gingrich seems to think that because people at Fox News like to have him on that everybody wants to hear what he says about anything,” says a White House political staffer. “But you’d think he would have learned from the last days of his House career to keep his mouth shut.”
The White House is concerned that Gingrich’s comments will be viewed by State Department senior staff as reflecting White House views, which could not be further from the truth. It is also concerned that Gingrich’s comments will embolden already hawkish Defense Department staff, heightening tensions between two cabinet offices that have had strained but cordial relations for months.p> THE MAN FROM NO HOPE br> So much for Gen. Wesley Clark ‘s presidential prospects. After months of toying with the notion of running for president or perhaps touting himself as vice-presidential material, Clark bit the bullet and signed on as chairman of the board of WaveCrest Laboratories. Clark says his work for the firm, which is seeking to design an electric motor, will probably take up too much of his time to allow for serious politics, given his other responsibilities as a CNN military analyst and his own work as a business consultant.
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?