A pastor called to a new church arrives on the day of a funeral for a man he never knew. The new pastor asks if someone in the congregation would like to say afew words in praise of the deceased. After a long pause, from the back of the church a voice calls out: "His brother was even worse!"Twelve years after the high-water mark of postwar conservatism, this is the Republican rallying cry: Democrats would be even worse than we are!Sadly, that really is the best they can do. Even more pathetic (from a Democratic point of view, at least) is that that may be enough.
Sunday, May 28, 2006
I know this is a week or so old, but George Will, a columnist I don't come close to always agreeing with, nails it with this observation: