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DeLay’s approach would appear to have been the smarter one, particularly given Hoffa’s gamesmanship with the GOP. Recall that Hoffa dangled the prospects of a Bush endorsement in front of Republicans leading up to — and well into — the 2000 convention in Philadelphia. He was the toast of the town, being wined and dined like he was the nominee, yet left town with a big Cheshire Cat smile and the Bush team with nothing to show for its efforts.
“DeLay is usually right about these kinds of things,” says a congressional ally of the House Majority Leader. “The White House wouldn’t hurt itself too much by listening to him once in a while.”
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