Douthatism, Redux - The American Spectator | USA News and Politics
Douthatism, Redux
by

Ross Douthat on the debate:

I was gratified by the approach McCain took . . . and yes, by the promise to buy up home mortgages, which was exactly the kind of blatantly panderish thing McCain needs to do if he wants to actually win this thing.

Michelle Malkin has an entire thread devoted to what a wretched idea this is, as policy. As to its idiocy as politics, if the electorate wants socialism, they’ll elect the Democrat, so when a Republican advocates socialism, he might as well change his slogan to, “Vote Democrat.”

UPDATE: A reader e-mails Mark Steyn: “This election is over.” Warning: This is not a popular sentiment.

Robert Stacy McCain
Follow Their Stories:
View More
Sign Up to receive Our Latest Updates! Register

Notice to Readers: The American Spectator and Spectator World are marks used by independent publishing companies that are not affiliated in any way. If you are looking for The Spectator World please click on the following link: https://spectatorworld.com/.

Be a Free Market Loving Patriot. Subscribe Today!

Stop the Inflation Grinch From Stealing Christmas!

That’s right, the Grinch (Joe Biden) is coming for your pocketbooks this Christmas season with record inflation. Just to recap, here is a list of items that have gone up during his reign. 

Gas: 40%+
Beef: 20%+
Used Cars: 20%+
Lodging: 17%
Eggs: 13%

What hasn’t increased? The cost to subscribe to The American Spectator! For a limited time, we are offering our popular yearly subscription for only $49.99. Lock in the lowest price of the year by subscribing today

The Grinch Stole Christmas Sale
Commander-in-chief of Christmas inflation