The reason why yesterday’s fiasco at the National Press Club is so problematic for Obama is that it completely blows a hole in his insistence that he somehow wasn’t aware of Jeremiah Wright’s most incendiary statements until he saw the snippets on YouTube last month. If Wright, given the opportunity to explain himself to hundreds of reporters and a national television audience, could be so hateful and utterly bizarre, can we really believe that in the 20 years worth of sermons Obama sat in on, Wright didn’t go off the rails even once? The problem for Obama is now one of credibility.
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?