Everyone needs a friend like George Bush. Just imagine having your own life size Monopoly "get out of jail free" card whenever you did something wrong.
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Those who apologize for President Bush's recent commutation of "Scooter" Libby like to compare the Bush record to his predecessor, Bill Clinton.
Being the party that is the lesser of two evils is not the same as being the party of change -- and change is what this country needs.
We too may someday be like Amsterdam, three centuries removed from our golden age. But instead of touting Rembrandt and Van Gogh, we may have to get by with McDonalds', WalMart and Starbucks.
How independent is American foreign policy? And how close is China from possessing the ability to do to the U.S. what Ike did to the British?
When one of these divine humans -- professional sports players -- falls short of our unrealistic expectations, it can create an Armageddon of the psyche.
There is no good answer in the short term. The popular political choice, which is to build more prisons, has been unsuccessful -- unless of course you're in construction or the prison guard union.
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