In December of 1968 at a freezing Franklin Field in Philadelphia, fans of an awful Eagles team, which would end the season 2-12, booed and threw snowballs at Santa Claus during a botched halftime show. Philly sports fans have a rep for being the toughest. It’s said of them that they would boo your kid at an Easter egg hunt. But booing and pelting Santa Claus has been generally accepted as about as low as an audience for any event could go.
That is, until yesterday, when thousands of Democrats, in Charlotte for a convention based around the worship of secular government, booed God.
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?