Chicago scandals have left the good mayor in need of a hug:
“I wish I could be, but I’m not … on top of everything. I’m not Superman. … I don’t have eyes in the back of my head. … You delegate responsibility and, when it happens, you correct it. You can’t dwell on it. … It happens in the public sector. It happens in the private sector. When it happens, you try to do the best you can,” Daley said.
“People give me a public trust. … When [corruption] takes place, I get mad at myself. You get depressed. You get upset. But you lift yourself up. … It’s been a difficult, tough year. But you don’t collapse. You don’t fall down and stay down. … Just because there’s a challenge there and an obstacle, you don’t collapse and give up. … You keep your vision strong. … These challenges I have today, I’m gonna overcome those challenges.”
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?