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He’s no show pony. He gimps around the course on a bad knee. His swing is a comic half-slap, with the club head getting no higher than his right shoulder (or even his belt) on the backswing. He developed this swing practicing in his low-ceilinged New England basement in the wintertime.
Most important, he is tough. How many athletes can you think of who jumped into their sport’s highest competitive professional arenas at age 47 — in order to make money, and then did it?
And he may well be, as Johnny Miller said, the best player in the world from 100 yards in, where match play golf is won and lost. Imagine the young Europeans’ chagrin as they got beat, over and over, by an old geezer.
There is only one Allen Doyle. He should have been a Captain’s pick for this year’s Ryder Cup team.
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?