Some things are too awful to think about — war, disease, a failed romance, the prospect of another Clinton in the White House. Where can it all end?
Washington, a perceptive wit once said, is Hollywood for ugly people. If that’s so, the ugly people in the nation’s capital think of Hollywood as Washington for dumb people with money for brains. The politicians on the left pander to the pretty people for access to their pockets as the place to dig for gold.
We’ve come a long way, Miss Baby, since women went off to college in search of an Mrs. degree, and a good thing, too. Discrimination hurts everyone. Social institutions large and small have enacted policies in accord with the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex or national origin.
Violent crime is ever more fashionable in the major cities of America and the police are losing control of the street. That’s the clear message in the latest crime reports of the FBI. The compassionate liberals who want to handcuff the police, are eager to leave the streets to the rioters who have turned Charlotte into a war zone. Liberal apologists simply dismiss the clear evidence.
There’s not much of elegance and quiet pleasure left in travel. “Getting there,” in the famous Cunard slogan, is no longer half the fun. But what pleasure there is usually rides on steel rails. Too bad, but Congress in its wisdom may be about to fix that.