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1. This isn’t about whether DeLay is a good guy or not, or the value of loyalty, or whatever. Politics is about winning and losing. I remain completely unpersuaded that sticking by DeLay is a winning move, either for the Republican Party or for sound policy. As John Hawkins of RightWingNews.com puts it, DeLay “is such a spendthrift that he makes Jimmy Carter look like Scrooge McDuck.”
2. Several readers insist that Ronnie Earle isn’t someone “no one has heard of,” at least in Texas. Fair enough, but my point, that Earle’s scalp is no big prize, still stands.
3. Rush says that “the Beltway conservatives” — of which he takes me to be emblematic — “do like to say and write things that occasionally they think will curry favor with the DC liberals.” Come on, Rush. I just tell the truth as I see it. Isn’t that what you do?
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?