Get on top of your game, and nothing can stop you — short of rain, that is.
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“You know, ones you win, ones you lose, but the more important thing is to try to take the best out of these matches and enjoy them, you know, because as a tennis player, this is what you live for.”
Not at all bad, for a young man whose first language is not English, to render the idea that it is not whether you win or lose, but how you play the game…
And I think, too, of Nadal’s generosity, as when he addressed his fans: “Well,” he said, “unfortunately I have never traveled to Ecuador, but I hope that one day I’ll visit the country. So all the best to Ecuador and all of my fans. And thank you very much.”
My thinking exactly. And for the final score at the legendary French Open, the Internationaux de France in the blessed and beloved west end near the Porte d’Auteuil, you can look it up.
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