April 2009

The Politics of Blame

by Victor Davis Hanson Tribune Media Services It should have been easy for Democrats to connect depleted 401(k) accounts and lost home equity with the buccaneers of Wall Street who supposedly prompted the panic. Share This

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President 50/50

by Victor Davis Hanson PJ Media Our Philosopher Organizer The most successful practitioner of community organizing looks around for what he thinks is a problem, chastises both sides and allots absolutely equal blame, gives exalted moral lectures about compromise and understanding, and then waltzes away well paid, praised for his moderation, but having accomplished nothing. …

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The Presidential First Stone

by Victor Davis Hanson NRO’s The Corner In this great age of atonement, in a mere two or three days the world has been reminded that (1) the U.S. has been arrogant; (2) dismissive and derisive to Europe; (3) was a slave-owning society; (4) practiced genocide against native Americans; (5) did not let blacks vote; (6) …

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Another Times Blowhard

by Bruce S. Thornton FrontPageMagazine.com Every so often The New York Times runs an op-ed by the appropriately named Charles M. Blow. Blow’s shtick is to dig up some statistical nugget and then draw all manner of portentous conclusions this data supposedly support. Share This

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G-20 Outtakes

by Victor Davis Hanson PJ Media Poodle Redux. Blair was denigrated as Bush’s poodle, although his eloquence and influence over Bush were clear to all. In contrast, Gordon Brown is embarrassingly obsequious to Obama, in a way Blair never was around Bush. Share This

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Europe Got Obama–Now What?

by Victor Davis Hanson Tribune Media Services “Yes, we can!” Germans shouted in unison with candidate Barack Obama at their Victory Column in Berlin this past summer. Share This

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President Obama’s First 70 Days

It really does all make sense. by Victor Davis Hanson National Review Online In just the first 70 days of the new administration, a number of Obama supporters have expressed some dismay at their new president. Share This

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The Good–Part III

by Victor Davis Hanson PJ Media After those depressing six “bad” and “ugly” trends, here are three things that bring at least some optimism in otherwise trying times. Share This

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