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Historical consensus has it that FDR was so embarrassed by the antics (both political and sexual) of Joe (Kennedy) Sr. in Washington, D.C. that the President exiled him to the Court of Saint James. On his arrival in England — Churchill looked him over and quipped, “I thought America was our ally.”
Joe Senior enjoyed hobnobbing with the Nazi-loving English nobility — giving his Boston Irish daughters a proper coming out in high society with his ambassadorial status. JFK wrote a best-selling book based on his observations of British unpreparedness for war and Chamberlain’s dithering in the face of an obvious German militarization.p>As for the youngest of Joe’s kids, it seems Teddy’s DNA got stretched mighty thin in certain areas — but the genetics of appeasement, anti-Semitism, and treachery seem not the least diluted in the last progeny of his generation. br> — Mike Horn br> Tracy, California /p> p> Ted Kennedy has every right to voice his opinion about whatever he choses to opine about, but his comments about our efforts in Iraq cross the line into giving aid and comfort to the enemy. Recently he said that Iraq is Bush’s Vietnam and that same day that phrase was included in a speech given by Rev. Al-Sadr. If Ted experiences any lucid moments he might want to reflect on how what he said might have served to embolden the enemy and demoralize our own troops. br> — Dick Melville br> Ozone Park, New York /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?