I am neither surprised nor particularly bothered by the usual suspect groups always foaming at the mouth for another chance to indict America. But it bothers me greatly when our government takes such unwarranted criticism seriously and even more when it changes policy as a result.
Guantanamo is hopping and the jackals are howling. Sweden, Germany, Switzerland, the Netherlands--stalwart allies who held America's coat during the war in Afghanistan--are complaining that the Guantanamo prisoners are not accorded POW rights under the Geneva Conventions.
Before the New York Times starts running "Portraits in Grief" of former Enron employees, it's worth remembering that even after the collapse, Enron stock is still worth more than the entire Social Security "trust fund."
The coincidence was almost too good to be true. "An old news video of Lt. Col. Oliver North testifying at the Iran-Contra hearings during the Reagan Administration," the e-mail from a friend began, "what he said was stunning!" I remember the event well.
Despite claims by delusional Democrats that the unfolding Enron debacle demonstrates the need for campaign finance reform, the non-scandal actually shows just the opposite.