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Blast from the Past

Earlier today, I said something about Obama, China, and the first debate. The Democratic candidate up and said, “China had a space launch and a space walk.” I heard from many readers about this. One man said he looked at his liberal wife and said, “Oh, no: They’re only 40 years behind us!” She was not pleased, apparently. Another man suggested that McCain should have exclaimed, “Oh, no! Before long they’ll have a hula hoop!”


I am not one to downplay China’s rise, but . . .


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