No, not THAT Fred, although as I said yesterday, I could easily warm to the idea of Fred Thompson as Veep. But Rich Lowry follows up Bill Kristol’s mention of FedEx founder Fred Smith. And at first look it appears to be an incredibly solid choice! I still favor Kasich and Cox, or Ryan or Pence. But of the “outside the box” options, this one — again, at VERY first glance — looks by far to be the most intriguing. If the McCain team is really considering him, it would reassure me that they do have some creativity. I think politically, too, the choice would be a home run. Successful businessman (incredibly so). Great military record. Great education. Boards of good organizations like the St. Jude Hospital. Just awesome. He is worth a closer look.
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?