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When you’re a small democracy in Central America, being international news for six long months is oftentimes not a good thing.
And it usually ends badly.
Not this time.
Honduras ended months of political turmoil as it swore in a new president Wednesday, turning the page on a thwarted quest by ousted leader Manuel Zelaya to be restored to power after a coup that drew international condemnation.
Venezuelan President, Hugo Chavez put in his place — outside of the politics of a sovereign Honduras? — Check!
Democracy restored as the people of Honduras reject socialism and tyranny? — Check!
Former president and would-be tyrant, Roberto Zelaya given a one-way ticket to the Dominican Republic to think about the death of his legacy? — Check!
A good example of how the rule of law can withstand the temptation of Leftist, tyrannical politics in Latin America and elsewhere? — Check!
Honduran Supreme Court declared the generals involved in the apprehension of Roberto Zelaya not guilty? — Check!
Another example of President Obama being on the wrong side of history? — Check!
As of today, the tally in this contest is:
Hopefully the score holds.
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?