The Party's Over

As that famous philosopher and grammarian, Professor Henry Higgins, bellowed in the musical My Fair Lady when he heard that Eliza Doolittle was going to marry Freddy Einsford-Hill: "It's doomed before they even take the vow."  That exclamation popped into my head just recently when I thought about all of the candidates for the Republican presidential nomination.  Not only have many of these candidates been sniping at one another, but because there are so many debates, the news media (the PR arm of the White House) is able to dig up all kinds of dirt about every one of them.  Along with that is the revelation involving some of them, punctuated by the debates, that they are not ready for prime time when it comes to foreign policy -- or even debating, for God's sake. Americans have been down the unqualified and incompetence roads before when it comes to presidential candidates and presidents.  Do we need to go there again?  It is painful to list below the gaffes...(Read Full Article)