So much to blog about, so little time. Here are a few links from around the net. -Fr. Z has the must-read post of the day: The Problem with Toning Down the Rhetoric – and Why We Probably Won’t Do It. This part is so on the money I need to paste it here. QUAERUNTUR: [...]
October 1, 2008 | Comments Off
Mick in the comments section alerted me to this column by Fred Thompson. It’s hard to select just one thing to highlight, so I suggest reading it all, but here’s the key point. [David Brooks] recently wrote that governance is hard. It requires acquired skills. Most of all it requires prudence. What is prudence? Among [...]
I hate conventions, but I am so watching tonight. No, not because of Joe Lieberman, unless of course someone gives the poor man some Pepto Bismol. No, tonight the keynote speaker is: FRED!!!!!! Ah, what could have been. Any chance he delivers the entire speech while smoking a cigar? That would rule.
May 30, 2007 | Comments Off
It looks like it’s all but official: Fred Thompson is running for President. Thompson, a former U.S. Senator from Tennessee, has been coy about his intentions with audiences, but made clear in an interview that he plans to run. “I can’t remember exactly the point that I said, ‘I’m going to do this,’ ” Thompson [...]