This seems to be the question Garrison Keillor could not quite find an answer to while writing his latest Salon column. But don’t worry, all the usual re-tread unfunny jokes and faux modesty you’ve come to expect from A Prairie Home Companion is on display as well.
If any conservative commentator had written this same column about a liberal during the Bush years, Garrison would have keeled over in ostentatious outrage. Ah, yes, remember when criticizing the president wasn’t tantamount to a treasonous, racist bet against America? Yeah, like roundabout nine months ago. Good times.
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?