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Taking the Power Punches

William Gensert Wrote: Oct 05, 2012 9:16 AM
If this nation is to be saved, it is incumbent on us to fight. History used to be written by the victors, in leather-bound books and articles in papers of record. Going forward, history will be told on the internet by people with a keyboard and a care, who comment, blog, and write. The "truth" can again be true. But in order for this to happen, the primacy of the progressive meme must be opposed. America started out as a band of rebels opposing a world power -- and it will be saved in the same way. You eat an elephant one bite at a time -- and if you are hungry enough and perseverant, sooner or later, all that will remain is a memory floating over a pile of bones. Read more:

When you write about war, Barbara Tuchman once told aspiring historians, write as though you don't know who won. That's hard to do. It's just as hard to write about which presidential candidate will win a tight race, or even a presidential debate. Who among the smug punditry would have predicted Mitt Romney's repeated knockdowns of Barack Obama in their first debate?

The pundit buzz had been that the re-election of the president was inevitable; it was time to uncork the Champagne. The debate proved the celebration was premature.

Some inevitable presidents have lost in the long run; some in the...