Over at The Corner, there’s some discussion of this pretentious passage in a — believe it or not — Andrew Greeley column: “How many of the male readers of this column who are habitues of bars, locker rooms, commuter train bull sessions, pool rooms and men’s clubs have not heard the indigenous racial slurs of such environments applied to Obama?”
I don’t spend much time in locker rooms or “commuter train bull sessions,” but I have on occasion been seen in bars. I confess that yes, I have heard racial slurs used against Obama in a few such venues. I’m not sure, however, that this confirms much besides my rule that politics shouldn’t be discussed in bars.
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?