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The anti-protesters carried signs with slogans such as, “We Gave Peace a Chance, and We Got 9/11” and “End Arab Occupation of Jewish Land.” For their troubles they faced a near media blackout, were threatened and harangued by the pacifists, and their porta-toilets were stopped up several times by activists.
I don’t mean to underplay the entertainment value of Saturday’s protest: It beat any number of new movies hands down. But if the anti-war movement continues to be spoken for by muddle-headed Stalinists, it may suffer some blowback of its own. If a vote for Bush becomes a vote against the dread-locked girl in a ripped tank-top that reads, “Bleed Capitalist Pigs,” it isn’t even going to be a close call.p> Shawn Macomber is an intern at The American Spectator. He runs the website Return of the Primitive. br> /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?
H/T to National Review Online