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But in the Libby case they have no problem with a public figure being criminally prosecuted, financially ruined, disgraced and sentenced to jail for perhaps mis-stating his recollection of a three-year-old phone conversation, one that in any event offered no evidence that Libby or anyone else had committed a crime — ESPECIALLY not the crime Fitzgerald was fraudulently investigating.
So I ask the conveniently amnesiac David Gregory and the other baying hounds in the WHPC: where is the harm, where is the foul?p>Injustice? Of that we’ve got plenty — and that’s why President Bush did the right thing. br> — John Link br> Belmont, Massachusetts /p> p> OK, I’ll take that serving of crow, a small serving, but a serving nonetheless. I had given up on Mr. Bush. I’m very proud of him for finally doing what so many of us had been asking him to do, although it might have been Cheney’s asking that did the trick. Still, he did the right thing. Hillary’s having a hissy fit and Schumer’s, well, Schumer. Just a reminder, Mr. Bush, you are still President, so let this be a first lame-duck step to an even greater legacy. Secure the southern border, tell Calderon to clean up his act, then we’ll talk. br> — Mike Showalter br> Austin, Texas /p> p> Ben’s column was right on the mark up until the last paragraph. Bush did not do the right thing — the right thing would have been a full pardon and a public rebuke of Fitzgerald. The next “right thing” would be a full pardon for the border patrol agents who were railroaded.
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?