That’s a more familiar headline. Alan Keyes was handily defeated in his quest for the Constitution Party presidential nomination, losing to lesser known Chuck Baldwin by about 74 percent to 24 percent with three other candidates getting the rest. I don’t have the official numbers in front of me, but it looks like the only state delegations Keyes carried were Alaska, California, and Maryland. Keyes and Baldwin split Illinois. Keyes had seemed to be gaining ground, but yesterday party leaders like Howard Phillips pushed back hard against Keyes’s foreign-policy views and other disagreements with the party platform.
UPDATE: It looks like Keyes also narrowly carried the Oklahoma state delegation. Here are the official numbers:
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?