Per usual, Antle hits the nail square on the head. If ideology and philosophy are not kept at least somewhat separate from Republican partisanship, then ideology and philosophy will be subverted whenever the Republican Party believes it needs to be subverted to win—which, as we’ve seen these last several years, is essentially every moment of every day. (Few here may want to believe it, but Tucker Carlson’s book from a few years back has a great opening bit about the many ways ideologues are preferable to partisans.) Conditional alliances with individual candidates are more appealing to me than simply saying the Party, right or wrong.
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?