John: Good points all. No doubt the stars were much better aligned for Reagan’s election and governing prospects in 1980 than they were in 1976. But what a lot of pain and setbacks to go through to get there - in addition to the lost years from the man’s prime. All in all, though, I suspect you’re right about the timing. The train wreck of the Carter presidency certainly did allow a million flowers to bloom.
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?