Hollywood and Washington are rife with elites opposed to the right to bear arms for folks in flyover country “who cling to guns or religion,” as their champion in the White House described us.
Whether you sit across from him or watch him speak to a crowd, you are instantly aware that Haley Barbour is very comfortable in his own skin. His confidence is inviting, not arrogant.
Republican Haley Barbour sat in one of those beige hotel meeting rooms that fill this city of endless meetings. Nearing the end of his second and final term as Mississippi’s governor, he hasn’t formally declared but clearly is on the verge of running for president.
Don't reorganize your life in a moment of existential panic or remorse. Take your time. Cope. But when thousands die, or when some sudden calamity befalls us, the tendency of politicians, journalists, policymakers and experts is to seize on the moment to advocate some radical changes.
It's an extraordinary thing when an American President says he wants to "bankrupt" an American industry.
Sex sells, and the pope knows it.