The Corner

Gloom and Cheer

Yes, I’m still gloomy, as my proliferation piece from yesterday will confirm. But Cliff, that Newt Gingrich Op Ed in today’s WSJ you linked to cheered me up. It’s part of Gingrich’s campaign for the presidency, no doubt. It’s also probably the only thing that approaches a solution to our difficulties. My guess is that, by the time the 2008 primaries roll around, some of the other Republican candidates will be talking the same way. Meanwhile, I was struck by this column by Froma Harrop, posted at RealClearPolitics. Harrop is very much a liberal. But she seems to be turning into something of a gloomy hawk. Two years from now, I think she’ll have lots of company