Quin, I agree that Jack Nicklaus was probably the most gracious loser golf, or any sport, has ever seen. And I agree that Tiger Woods often gives what seems self-centered answers to interview questions. But I’d cut Tiger some slack for two reasons. One, the press today asks far more personal, stupid, and intrusive questions than they used to — and far more of them, given our explosion of media outlets. And two, Tiger is taken to be the icon of golf more than Jack was, and is questioned accordingly.
I heard Tiger say, “Zach played beautifully. He made the shots he had to make.” And as to the particulars of the tournament, two things usually stamp a winner: birdies at 9 and 16 in the final round. Well, this year, it was 14 and 16, and Tiger and Johnson had near-identical putts at both holes. Tiger missed them both. Johnson made them.
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?
H/T to National Review Online