On November 21, two and a half hours after landing in Northern Kentucky on a return trip from Paris, Matt Kernan was allowed to leave the Cincinnati airport without having had to endure either the “backscatter” (AIT) scanner or pat-down screening procedures that have enraged American air travelers for weeks.
After suffering embarrassing losses in this year’s midterm elections, the Left has looked for various scapegoats to explain the now historic results. Those blamed for the midterm elections include Nancy Pelosi, the failure to adequately sell ObamaCare, Fox News, and conservative fundraising efforts. Since Pelosi has been re-elected to a leadership position by the Democratic Party, ObamaCare is being challenged by a number of Republican lawmakers, and Glenn Beck’s popularity grows in the face of steadfast opposition, the Left has been left to contend with the successful efforts of conservative fundraisers. One distinguished liberal believes he has found a solution.
The November 22 New York Times editorial titled “Our Constitutional Court” included the surprising observation that the Supreme Court "… rewrite[s] the terms it uses to fulfill the constitutional mission of limiting each branch of government. Redefining itself as a constitutional court, this court seems limited only by limits it opts to recognize."
Item: In the November 14 segment of its five-part series The Right All Along: The Rise, Fall and Future of Conservatism, hosted by Brit Hume, Fox News leveled a sustained blast at The John Birch Society, laying accolades on the late William F. Buckley for “expelling” the Birchers from the conservative movement.