The Corner

The Score

A few days ago, several people pointed out that an incumbent president’s fate is tied to the performance of the Washington Redskins’ last pre-Election Day home game. Let’s hope the Red Sox aren’t this year’s only tradition-breaking team, because at half-time the score is Green Bay Packers 17, Washington Redskins 7.

John J. Miller, the national correspondent for National Review and host of its Great Books podcast, is the director of the Dow Journalism Program at Hillsdale College. He is the author of A Gift of Freedom: How the John M. Olin Foundation Changed America.