Post-election hand-wringing goes on and on and on and…
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And politics change. When George W. Bush was elected in 2000, no one anticipated that 9/11 would happen and he’d flourish as a war president. Equally unpredictable was that Bush would win re-election thanks to social issues. Or that the public would tire of the war by 2006. Or that an economic crash would help Barack Obama into office in 2008. Or that Obama would overreach with health care and the Tea Party would rise in 2010.
Casting aside decades of conservative thought to rebuild on the soft ground of an election loss is the height of foolishness.
Republicans have a dedicated activist base, a talented bench, and a strong beachhead in the House of Representatives. They’re facing record national debt, crumbling entitlement programs, and torpid small business growth. They should be planning for the year ahead, not nodding in unison with leftists wearing executioner masks.
Snap out of it, gents. There’s a fight to be had.
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?