Thinking Right’s weekend free-for-all. Pick a topic:
● Bush. Bush. Bush. It’s all Bush’s fault. Man up, Mr. President. You own it now. You’re not a facilitator leading a government seminar, nor a deal-detached observer, with no responsibility for the Louisiana purchase of Sen. Mary Landrieu or the Cornhusker Kickback to Sen. Ben Nelson. If it’s bad, he inherited. If good, he did it.
● President Obama listened to those on the left in drafting his State of the Union. More government. More spending. More hyper-partisanship. More cap-and-tax. More health care cram-down. No move to the center. Another year of deep national divisions loom.
● State Rep. Mary Margaret Oliver of DeKalb County uses the recent troubles of former House Speaker Glenn Richardson as opportunity to push a bill to limit the value of gifts from lobbyists to $25, which is fine with me. But she also leaps to propose public financing of judicial races. That’s incumbent-protection. A challenger should be able to