Assorted Jackasses | from the October 2012 issue
The rebuilding begins this November.
Libertines and other turtles.
The Church can learn so much from the Olympics.
Jeremiah Wright introduces candidate 18 days after Hampton University speech.
Romney’s debate victory strikes a spark at massive Virginia rally.
Already on day two they were busily trying.
Somehow, in all their post-debate whining and spin, the Obamaites have forgotten to blame Bush for their man’s sorry performance.
Romney can move public opinion by further exposing Obamacare’s unelected board.
How the economy can be booming before next Christmas.
Why won’t the inexpensive new Datsun be available in the U.S.?
Refusing to seem them for what they are is just the response that their perpetrators like to see.
(Editor’s Note: In this week’s presidential debate, Mitt Romney pledged to defund PBS. Chaos ensued. Reporters raced to quote the nearest outraged 8 year old. LeVar Burton, of “Reading Rainbow” fame, called the suggestion a “mean-spirited attack.” Jim Henson reportedly rolled over in his grave, though whether Frank Oz was pulling the strings is unclear. We say: Brilliant!)
Romney wins the first debate so decisively, even liberals can’t deny it.
Obama performs lamely against an energetic and effective Romney.
In which his debate performance was so strong that the author resorts to football clichés.
It should be: Are you going to be better off in four years?
It does appear so, if David Cameron’s cluelessness is any indication.
That means it’s time for the great Columbus Day Parade.
Getting one’s 70s right is an intriguing challenge.
Variations on a theme by President Obama’s Rev. Wright.
The two faces of Barack; Obama caught on 2007 tape pushing overtly racist politics on Katrina.
Media enablers ignore the facts of Obama’s failure.
His views on the matter are crystal-clear. So why so much liberal denial?
For starters, remind viewers why Obama himself said he’d be a one-term president.
How do you solve a problem like entitlement?
How Mr. Romney will have to come out swinging.
Bruce Herschensohn’s prescient survey of Obama’s callous foreign policy.
Wisdom from a middle-school gymnasium.
Media Research Center 25th Gala a graphic reminder: media bias to cast Romney as loser.
Republicans control 24 states. Where are the rest of our Scott Walkers and Bobby Jindals?
But never underestimate the lasting power of traditionalists.
One can almost prove scientifically that science and politics don’t mix.
Legal texts mean what they meant when written, as written. Neither more nor less.
We knew who Ronald Reagan and Walter Mondale were. And (alas) we know who Barack Obama is. But what about Mitt? He should tell us who he is.
Wednesday night is Mitt Romney’s best chance to defeat Barack Obama.
The VP on the loose in Boca Raton, scaring seniors and promising a free colonoscope in every pot.
Don’t for a moment underestimate Mitt Romney’s staying power.
One year ago today, Dick Durbin’s amendment added to the damage Dodd-Frank is doing. Now consumers are to be hit even harder.
Chapter 6 of Mr. Tucker novel 2065, now in its fourth week of serialization, on America and China after the latter’s seizure of Pearl Harbor.
In case you missed it — Ben’s Diary from the September issue.
Is America supposed to be proud that its corporate tax rates are the world’s highest?
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?