"He instinctively can find the shining greatness of our American culture and does a good job of highlighting it (although he also does have those rare lapses when he writes about hockey, but that is something caused by impurities in the Eastern waters or something)." Erik Keilholtz
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Mark C. N. Sullivan is an editor at a Massachusetts university. He is married and the father of three children. Email
I've been feeling in a mood to vent a bit re the Left.
Do the smart folks with the "Impeach Now" bumper stickers really mean they want Dick Cheney to be president? I don't think so. Recently I was behind a car with these two stickers: "Hatred is Learned Behavior," and "Somewhere in Texas a Village is Missing its Idiot." So hatred is to be discouraged. But contempt is OK?
On visits to the public library, I wonder: Who exactly decides that the entire oeuvre of Molly Ivins, Michael Moore &c must take up the lion's share of the current affairs non-fiction shelf in the Audiobooks and DVD sections?
The Globe, like its parent NY Times, reads more and more like the Daily Prophet. Lest Gen. Petraeus' optimistic news from Iraq steer readers from the approved talking points, the Globe today offered a fresh dose of defeatist spin on the front of Boston.com:
[T]his week, the top US military officer in Iraq said that he did not know whether continuing the war is making America safer.