This is a little bit inside baseball, but for those of you contemplating possible Republican contenders for the presidency in 2012, a writer in National Review Online makes my former governor, Indiana’s Mitch Daniels, sound pretty bad.  Sample:

Daniels has an Obamacare problem that could hurt the repeal movement if he doesn’t deal with it. . . . This isn’t the first time conservatives have danced with the devil on health-care questions (see Massachusetts), but with health-care freedom now at its moment of maximum peril, that needs to stop.

I don’t know whom that leaves.

Leaving, Leaving, Left

March 30, 2010

Dennis Prager argues that Leftism is a religion.

Mark Steyn, as usual, is must-read material.

Meanwhile, Ramesh Ponnuru contemplates whether Progressivism is inherently self-defeating.

This entry is especially addressed to people who haven’t yet heard of any good reason not to be in favor of health-care reform—after all, who’s against reform?  Who’s not in favor of health?—but who are open-minded and who, if presented with credible information indicating that a particular proposal was a bad idea, might change their minds and oppose it. Read the rest of this entry »