Wesley Clark-like attacks on McCain won’t fly and may backfire, even if the person leveling them has strong military credentials. I suspect the Democrats are misreading the Swift Boat situation from 2004. If it weren’t for John Kerry’s testimony after returning from Vietnam and already existing antipathy toward him among veterans, those ads wouldn’t have been as effective either. Attacks work when they reinforce the voters’ perceptions of a candidate, not when they tell the voters something they know is not so.
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?