James, Gonzales has reminded me of no one so much as Bush himself post-Katrina: “You’re doin’ a heckuva job, Brownie.” We now know what George W.’s main fault is. He does not know how to appoint or monitor executives.
His two most capable appointees, Rumsfeld and Powell, ran into trouble not because of incompetence but because 1) Rumsfeld did as much as he could and could have benefited from replacement (n.b. — He did offer to resign three times, but the President declined.); and 2) Powell had his own agenda, definitely not friendly to the President’s.
Rice is an executive disaster waiting to happen at State. Taking bets here: Next big “scandal” comes from State. Anybody?
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?
H/T to National Review Online