Christopher: I don’t particularly approve of Bruce Anderson’s rhetorical style (there’s a reason the Brit satire mag Private Eye calls Anderson “The Brute”), but the line you highlight from Hari’s review bothered me, too. (And by the way, Hari may be completely correct in his assessment of Steyn’s thesis; I’m generally skeptical of all doomsday scenarios.) To say that Mark Steyn is uneducated is moronic, and suggests a totally misguided obsession with academic credentials. When it comes to being educated, the right piece of sheepskin is neither necessary nor sufficient.
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?