An exhortation that echoed here 140 years ago -- "On to Richmond!" -- may soon be heard from Democrats wandering the country in search of a path out of the political wilderness. They will trek to Virginia's capital to take the measure of Mark Warner.
The mind keeps returning to Iraq. Partly that is because of a relentless press relentlessly hostile to the American enterprise there.
Because from this corner of the space-time continuum, it looks like European survival, not hegemony, is a more reasonable goal.
As the proud parent of a recent graduate of UNC-Wonderland (UNCW), I want to thank you for providing such interesting reading material for those of us attending post-graduation ceremonies last Saturday in the university union.
A CBS News insider tells The Beltway Beat that "four or five" of the network's employees face dismissal as CBS prepares to release a "critical" internal investigative report on the use of fake documents in a pre-election story challenging President Bush's Vietnam-era service in the Texas Air National Guard.
Hollywood apologists comfort themselves with the thought that 49% of the electorate voted to dump President Bush. But it hardly sounds like a savvy business strategy to market your movies and TV shows exclusively to a minority -- however substantial -- of the general public. In this closely divided nation, it satisfies no practical purpose for the entertainment elite to be identified as so intensely political and utterly one-sided.