Michael Kelly in Kuwait City on the anniversary of its liberation from Iraq: ” The last time I was here was on the occasion of the liberation, and on that day, and for several days thereafter, the whole city was a parade and a party. Everyone was in the streets, cheering and screaming, and driving… Continue reading
Month: February 2003
If you want to know what’s really rotten at the heart of the Buchananite faction in this country, this excellent piece by Clifford D. May on NRO pretty much sums it up: “The late Balint Vazsonyi, a Hungarian immigrant who established himself as a great champion of America’s founding principles (and a long-time friend and… Continue reading
“Bush has used this method to spectacular effect, over and over again, by threatening unilateral action. If there is anything that can unify Midwestern congressmen, French Gaullists and New York newspapers, it’s indignation at the very notion that great decisions can be made without consulting them first.” Excellent piece in the National Post. (via Glenn… Continue reading
In a sure sign that some liberals out there are truly losing their sense of perspective (and irony), the New York Times reports that at least 50 irate Nation readers are canceling their subscriptions to the mag because it allowed Fox News to place an ad there.
Regarding the new lawsuit to try and block President Bush from sending in the troops to Iraq, a lawyer friend writes to me: “There is a question on every bar exam about it—the president wishes to send troops to (fill in the blank)…..what must he do? Obtain Congressional approval? NO!!!!! That’s only for a war… Continue reading