The emails from MoveOn.org are fast and furious now. They smell defeat in the air. The latest version I just received asks me to contact Sen. John Warner:
Yesterday, President Bush bowed to pressure from the far-right and nominated Judge Samuel Alito to the Supreme Court, posing a serious threat to basic civil rights, women’s rights and worker rights for decades to come.1
Now, just 24 hours later, Senate Republicans are threatening to bring back the “nuclear option”2-a parliamentary maneuver to seize absolute power in the Senate and force through extremist judicial nominees, (nominees exactly like Judge Alito).
Senator Warner is one of a handful of moderate Senators who helped kill the “nuclear option” last Spring.3 That same bi-partisan group of Senators is meeting this week to decide if they will continue to block the “nuclear option” in the future.4 It’s critical that we weigh in before they make that fateful decision.
Please call Senator Warner right now and ask him to oppose Samuel Alito, and oppose the “nuclear option.”
MoveOn’s trying to head off any consensus building. If they don’t act quickly, moderates and conservatives will realize what a reasonable jurist Sam Alito is.
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.
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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?