It is definitely aimed at Hillary Clinton supporters and independents more than the Republican base. Some of the delivery is a bit off — he needs to lose the awkward cat that ate the canary grin — but his handling of the Iraq war is fairly deft. He doesn’t alter his position, and in fact takes partial credit for the surge as “the strategy that is now succeeding,” but emphasizes his disagreement with the Bush administration’s “mismanagement” of the war. This reputation helped him to do better with antiwar Republicans and independents in some primaries than even Ron Paul. It’s an effective way to position himself on an issue that has been giving Republicans trouble.
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?