I want to thank Democratic leaders and their liberal pundit enablers for reminding me that despite Republicans sometimes straying from the reservation of conservatism and good sense, they will never match the mischief and folly of Democratic leaders.
Secretary of State Colin Powell was on the telephone early last Monday morning to presidential political adviser Karl Rove, assuring him he was not responsible for and did not agree with that morning's New York Times front-page criticism of Rove.
Having been cheerfully assured by "Handgun Control, Inc." (aka the Brady Campaign) that the Constitution protects only kiddie porn and says absolutely nothing about guns, the New York Times has been viciously denouncing Attorney General John Ashcroft for having the temerity to suggest that the Second Amendment protects the "right of the people to keep and bear arms."
The Israelis, in particular, are repeatedly advised about the futility of fighting terrorism by military means. This is again odd coming from the United States, which is doing precisely that in Afghanistan, Pakistan, the Philippines, Yemen and other places we have yet to learn about.