Not that sugar candy makes them any sweeter.
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8. It allows for witch-hunting. In a pre-Halloween television ad last October, then-Republican Senate candidate (and self-confessed former “dabbler” in witchcraft) Christine O’Donnell declared, “I’m not a witch” — a line so effective in establishing innocence that thousands of lives could have been spared during the Inquisition had anyone thought of it at the time.
9. It’s an excuse for feminists to flout their femininity. Even the bra-burning Gloria Steinem can show a little skin on Halloween, the one night of the year when all women can dress as strippers without damaging their ideological credibility. Indeed, on no other day is it so easy to reconcile women’s rights and fishnet tights. You can stand for the former and strut in the latter.
Downside (for men): Feminists don’t make for the best eye candy.
That’s why liberals love Halloween. Though it may be just a one-night stand, the two are made for each other. The pretense of disguise lets liberals be themselves. Luckily the affair happens but once a year.
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