William Murchison has some wise words for the tantrum prone wing of the Republican voting block:

I have just the feeling that, with conservatives, this moment is one in which pique cancels out reason — a time for slamming doors and kicking the cat across the room — just because here at the end of the Bush presidency, dreams of a conservative era flicker low.

I might not say to my fellow conservatives “grow up,” as did Barnes. But I might counsel — if anybody had the inclination to listen — that the perfect president is harder to find than the perfect job or the perfect church. We do the best we can, and when we can’t do any better, that’s when we take the ballot and do things such as Ann Coulter instructs us not to do. Sorry, ma’am.