When he is not appearing on Jay Leno in cowboy boots, Al Gore finds time to decryÂ theÂ “strangeness of our public discourse.” Liberals normally regard the Founding Fathers as insufficiently enlightened. But Gore today found it useful to praise the Founding Fathers as “probably” Â the “most literate generation in all of history.” He said they “used words with astonishing precision and believed in the Rule of Reason. Their faith in the viability of Representative Democracy rested on their trust in the wisdom of a well-informed citizenry.”
It also rested on not letting the illiterate and manifestly irrational vote — a safeguard of republics Gore will no doubt address in his next high-minded talk.
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.
It won’t take long for conservatives to scratch this presidential wannabe off their 2008 scorecard.
Was the President done in by the economy, or by the politics of the economy?