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Point 15: Most Google searches trying to find examples of respected conservatives calling liberals or Democrats “unpatriotic” or “un-American” would be fruitless. But examples of leading Democrats calling Republicans or conservatives “un-American” are multitudinous.
Point 16: President Bush and his official spokesmen have used language far less nasty toward their Democratic opponents than President Clinton and his official spokesmen (especially Mike McCurry) used toward their Republican opponents. In fact, it is virtually impossible to find President Bush himself ever using harsh language about the left, even though Harry Reid and company have used the most scathing language toward him. He promised to change the tone in Washington, and he, himself, has lived up to that pledge. (More’s the pity. The blame-America-first crowd that runs the Washington Democratic Party deserves to be called on the carpet.)
Okay, that’s plenty for now. The mainstream media lives in too much of a leftist echo chamber to ever hear any of this, anyhow.
Quin Hillyer is a senior editor of The American Spectator. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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