It Must Suck to be an Incumbent

Whether you’re the party darling or the federal office holder, 2010 is shaping up to be your  last year in politics. In Kentucky, Tea Party Republican, Rand Paul, opened a can of whoop-ass on Republican party favorite, Trey Grayson. No single race proves the strength or impact of the Tea Party, but races like Paul’s…

Obama Caves to Fanatical Left

Obama Intelligence Pick Torpedoed By Bloggers – FOXNews.com Transition Tracker John Brennan, Obama’s chief intelligence adviser and anticipated CIA chief, was recently forced to withdraw his name. There was no drumbeat of opposition to Brennan from the front pages or on cable. Rather, the pick was torpedoed by the blogosphere. “Apparently there is a lot…

Particularly Beware This Boy

It turns out, according to a Zogby poll to be released in its entirety today, that most Obama voters are woefully, frighteningly, and unforgivably ignorant of the basic facts of government and of Barack Obama himself.  Not surprising.  Dickens warned us of the dangers of ignorance in "A Christmas Carol": Suddenly, Scrooge noticed something strange…

He Gives a Damn Good Concession Speech

Holy crap!  That was the best speech McCain ever delivered.  It was heartfelt and powerful.  It was moving.  It was . . . remarkable. And it reminded me of a great reason to celebrate.  Let me explain. I was born in 1963 when there were still “Colored” and “White” drinking fountains.  Obama’s a few years…

8:00 PM CST: Update: Brit Hume is drunk. Self-government remains on life-support

Fox New just called Ohio for Obama, meaning McCain is mathematically eliminated. UPDATE:  Looks like Obama has won Florida.  Michigan and Minnesota have gone communist, joining Wisconsin. UPDATE:  Why is Major Garrett interviewing Adolf Hitler? UPDATE 8:05:  Senate Calls (that matter) John Barrasso (R) wins special election in Wyoming; Mike Enzi (R) wins re-election; Republican…

7:30 PM CST: Could be the last half-hour of self-government **Scroll for Updates** Exit polls over-sampled Obama voters by 10 percent in Virginia

The chair from which George Washington presided over the Constitutional Convention had, at the head of its back, a carved image of the sun.  When the Convention concluded with the Constitution, Madison wrote, Benjamin Franklin said, "I have often looked at that behind the president without being able to tell whether it was rising or…

Moderate Republicans Killing the Party

It should be clear by now, but I figured I’d point it out:  Idiots like the editors of National Review, Christopher Buckley, and Peggy Noonan need to retire.  Republican moderates, including McCain, are getting their rear-ends kicked, and they’re taking self-government with them. The only way to defeat leftism is with hard core conservatism.  The…