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You’re right, Senator, I wouldn’t promise air support to anti-communist rebels, only to renege when they hit the beaches.
Or, leaving aside JFK, Quayle could have said: Senator, you probably served with Thomas Jefferson. You knew Thomas Jefferson. You were friends. But that doesn’t mean you’d make a good vice-president.
No such luck; Quayle lived down to the expectations of the media and his opponents.
Rest in peace, Sen. Bentsen, your quip is firmly etched in the annals of American political rhetoric.
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?