It’s possible that Barr favored post-9/11 retalitory strikes and a mission to go get bin Laden but opposed the occupation of Afghanistan. That is, roughly, the Ron Paul position. But given that overthrowing the Taliban government was a prerequisite for such a mission, I’m not sure how an occupation for at least some time period could have been avoided. And I agree it makes no sense to say the Afghan war is not a military intervention.
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