A damned defeat

Yet I ... can say nothing --- no, not for a King,Upon whose property and most dear lifeA damned defeat was made!So said Hamlet the Prince of Denmark about the murder of the King, his father. Well, we've just suffered a damned defeat, not as bad as the loss of a beloved father, but all the same a very bloody punch in the nose. American conservatism has taken a trouncing, and the country has itself a new King Obama. Cardinal Stafford of Baltimore just declared in a published sermon that "On November 4, 2008, America suffered a cultural earthquake." He called Obama's campaign "aggressive, disruptive and apocalyptic" and said he campaigned on an "extremist anti-life platform." On the matter of abortion the Cardinal is literally correct.  I don't think the Cardinal meant to dehumanize the President-elect, the way that President Bush has been dehumanized so thoroughly by the Left since 2000. But telling the truth is the first step to recovery. It is...(Read Full Article)