In response to:

I Think I Owe an Apology to George W. Bush.

Stephen - East Coast Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 8:34 AM
PARTING THOUGHT #WHATEVER He got 7,000,000 LESS votes and still won? American politics is as corrupt as Venezuela's and Russia's - IF NOT MORE SO. (Two upcoming lists, and then I'm gone.)
Robert 206 Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 8:54 AM
Question of the Year: Who turned off the Republicans who voted for McCain/Palin?

William F. Buckley once noted that he was 19 when the Cold War began at the Yalta conference. The year the Berlin Wall came down, he became a senior citizen. In other words, he explained, anti-Communism was a defining feature of conservatism his entire adult life. Domestically, meanwhile, the right was largely a "leave me alone coalition": Religious and traditional conservatives, overtaxed businessmen, Western libertarians, and others fed up with government social engineering and economic folly. The foreign policy battle against tyrannical statism abroad only buttressed the domestic antagonism toward well-intentioned and occasionally democratic statism at home.

The end of...