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I’m afraid that Jedbab has let the buck stop one place short of the head of the table by suggesting that action against traitorous leakers, reporters, editors, and publishers “all comes down to Alberto Gonzales.”
Despite the media’s common bestowal of the title upon the Attorney General, Mr. Gonzales is not in fact the “Chief Law Enforcement Officer of the United States.” Under the Constitution, that title belongs to another man — the President.
President Bush should direct his Attorney General and his Justice Department to get to work immediately. And he should promptly fire anyone who balks.p>As Churchill would have had it, “Action This Day.” br> — Doug Welty br> Arlington, Virginia /p> p> Once again Jed Babbin has said it for all of us, as only he can. Our young patriots die. We lay “so costly a sacrifice on the altar of freedom.” And if things should happen to spiral downward, the New York Times will be the first to say, “Hey, it wasn’t my fault.” br> —
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?