We Will Get What We Ask For

by baldilocks Conservative commentators hither and yon have laid out reason after reason after reason that Donald Trump should not be the Republican candidate for president. They’ve used facts, reason and logic. But I don’t think that much headway is being made and I don’t expect to make much here. The latest example is the … Continue reading We Will Get What We Ask For

I Do not Choose to Run (Yet): A Smart Move by Paul Ryan

Speaker Ryan's Sherman moment is the example of great longterm thinking. By declining to run at this time Ryan achieves many things: 1. He doesn't antagonize any of the existing candidates or their supporters meaning that the Trump Cruz and Kasich factions will not be hitting him for it. 2. He keeps the party from … Continue reading I Do not Choose to Run (Yet): A Smart Move by Paul Ryan

The other half of the Mark Steyn Story

Sir Humphery Appleby: He's also against oppression and persecution in Africa. Prime Minister Jim Hacker: So are we. Sir Humphery Appleby: Yes but he's against it when practiced by black governments as well as white ones. Prime Minister Jim Hacker: You mean he's a racist.. Yes Prime Minister The Bishops Gambit 1986 Yesterday I complemented … Continue reading The other half of the Mark Steyn Story