Obama: “We Place Our Hands Over Our Hearts”?

The president's speech on the Arizona shootings last night was magnanimous and worthy of his office. But I have an unfortunate thing for those forced to listen to political rhetoric: I have a memory. One passage in his speech struck my ear. Discussing the greatest tragedy of the shooting, the murder of nine-year-old Christina Taylor Green, he said: Christina was given to us on September 11th, … [Read more...]

False Hope is on the Way

The Wall Street Journal has reported the 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...]