Thursday, Sen. Richard J. Durbin (D-Ill.) took
to the floor of the Senate to accuse Vice President Dick Cheney of
being “out of touch with reality” for telling CNN that the
administration has had “enormous successes in
Obviously Cheney’s empirical claim is correct. But this is like Lincoln saying the Union achieved “enormous successes” in the Civil War. Accurate, true, congratulations. But. To be “out of touch with reality” is not to emphasize the successes in Iraq — of which are many and significant — but to deny the errors, shortcomings, and bunglings. Of which, any sensible person should readily acknowledge, have been many and significant in and of themselves.
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?