The Corner

Wooing Undecideds

Several family friends who are quite hostile to Bush — but hardly sold on Kerry — found this column by Sebastian Mallaby to be quite convincing. Despite their strong anti-Bush sentiments, they are quite open to the argument that — whatever his faults — Bush is correct on the defining issue of the day. Kerry, on the other hand, is wrong — when he has any position at all.

Jonathan H. Adler — Mr. Adler is an NRO contributing editor and the inaugural Johan Verheij Memorial Professor of Law at Case Western Reserve University School of Law. His latest book is Marijuana Federalism: Uncle Sam and Mary Jane.