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A little reminder: in the Oct 22, 2012 presidential debate, Mitt Romney railed against cuts in military spending, completely missing the point that there are substantial savings to be found in the Pentagon budget. But his argument, while disappointing to me, is at least something that can be honestly disagreed about.
Unlike, in stark contrast, the words of Barack Obama who said in a mere 5 seconds that (A) the sequester was Congress’ idea rather than his (a lie), and (B) that the sequester “will not happen.”
Anyone want to bet whether any of the major broadcast outlets replay these 5 seconds in coming days?
I would also suggest that this reminds us of something important: Obama is not an omniscient being. Indeed he has, and has always had a remarkably tin political ear, winning election by narrower margins than one would expect of the “coolest” and first black candidate, running against two boring old white guys. Obama only seems strong because the GOP has been so weak, particularly weak in messaging. I can’t say I have a great answer to that problem because I feel as if it’s like a college team playing against an NFL team; we just don’t have strong enough players, at least not in the key positions. But on any given day, it might actually be possible for a good college team to beat a weak pro team.
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?