False Hope is on the Way

The Wall Street Journal has reportedthe new Democratic 527 organization “Win Back Respect” – which recently aired a series of commercials accusing the president of secretly plotting to bring back the draft – is set to air a campaign ad featuring the father-in-law of one of the 9/11 victims criticizing George W. Bush’s foreign policy. (Remember the outrage when George W. Bush featured a few … [Read more...]

Deflecting Draft Demagoguery

The House Republican leadership decisively quashed a shameful Democratic whisper campaign Tuesday night, voting en masse against a bill that would reinstate the draft. Hoping to put this rumor to rest, House Republicans shot down H.R. 163 by a vote of 402-2. A pair of “liberal” Democrats cast the two affirmative votes. For months, the fever swamps of the Left have claimed President Bush stood … [Read more...]

Will Women be Drafted in Rangel’s Army?

This article's topic was pitched to me before I formally began my duties as Associate Editor at FrontPage Magazine. Charlie Rangel had introduced a bill to reinstate the draft, in hopes of destroying support for the looming war with Iraq. Jamie Glazov sent me an e-mail saying while FPM's leadership supported reintroducing the draft, it opposed Rangel's cynical motives. I replied that I would be … [Read more...]