I have written about my grandmother many times, describing her as a fundamentalist Christian, the holder of what would be seen to be prejudices by modern lights, as an old fashioned talker (she said “extry” and “aig”). And I found Obama’s description of his grandmother not the least remarkable or offensive.
As for Obama as President, which I am convinced will not happen, I remember a friend of mine who consulted to the president pro tem of the Rhode Island senate on a bond issue. The solon described Rhode Island politics like this: “It’s a game of football. And the governor is the ball.”
That’s the position Obama would find himself in as President. Those old appropriations bulls will eat him alive. Foreign leaders would do the same.
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?