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Fiddlesticks. The pragmatic reason for supporting Arnold is that the enemy of our enemy is our friend. Even if he’s only a 20% friend, he’s better than Gray Davis, a zero.
I take second place to no one in my disdain for country-club and dinner-party Republicans. But there was no conservative running who was going to turn California voters around and win this one in six weeks. Sure, McClintock almost certainly would make a better governor than Arnold. So would Bob Tyrrell. So would I. But none of us was ready to run and win.p>The California GOP deserves blame for having a weak farm team, with nobody electable statewide ready to step in and win. Given their lack of preparation, they’ve made the best of a bad situation. br> — Doug Welty br> Arlington, VA /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?