An item in the Palm Beach Post on the launch of the “coffee party” (a weak imitation of the Tea Party movement) inspired me to rant passionately about the Cox newspaper chain, which owns the Post as well as my hometown paper, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. That prompted this comment on Twitter:
To which I replied:
@Scarlett156 I’ve never forgiven the Cox Newspapers for replacing Lewis Grizzard with the unspeakably wretched Rheta Grimsley Johnson.
That catastrophe occurred in 1994, a date which historians will surely mark as beginning the final death-spiral of the American newspaper industry. And I shall never forget it nor can I ever forgive it.
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?