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It was a pretty boring affair until about midway through freshman Senator John Sununu’s speech when the heat from television lights set off the high powered sprinkler system, soaking about a quarter of the elegantly dressed crowd in seconds. I thought the whole spectacle was fairly amusing myself until a hotel worker came over shouting that anyone who “did not want to be electrocuted” should get out of the water, pronto.
The speeches started up again a few minutes later but many had decided to call it a night and go home. The rest of us had to sit through a hundred hokey jokes about certain people being “all wet” and Democrats infiltrating the event.
When Frist finally made it up to speak, firemen were roping off part of the room with yellow “CAUTION” tape. The lights directly overhead shorted out at one point with a pop, causing him to exclaim that he’d “better hurry up, because I am really ready to get out of here.” Frist said he’d emailed his wife to tell her that “anything can happen in New Hampshire.”
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?