“What are you reading?” asked the 30ish lady seated next to me on the bus.
This? Just, ah, a book…
“Really? What’s it about?”
“Can I see?”
I hand over my copy of Ramesh Ponnuru’s The Party of Death: The Democrats, the Media, the Courts and the Disregard for Human Life. She glances at the front of the book jacket and frowns. She turns it over and glances at the blurbs on the back: Rush Limbaugh, Bill Bennett, Peggy Noonan, etc.
“Interesting,” she says as she hands it back.
You appear to be having an unexpressed thought, I say.
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