Sunday, May 29, 2011

William Kristol: "Harbingers Of Success"

In view of America's turnaround following Reagan's defeat of Jimmy Carter in 1980, William Kristol finds signs of hope--real hope this time--not only on the political horizon, but in the here and now:

The obstacles to success today remain daunting. It’s understandable that politicians and commentators may lose heart. But here’s a suggestion: Read up on Stephen Harper. Listen to Benjamin Netanyahu. They had (and have) tougher rows to hoe than conservatives in America. Are we truly less able than the tiny state of Israel, or our northern neighbor Canada, to produce a platform that—to quote Ronald Reagan in 1976—“is a banner of bold, unmistakable colors, with no pastel shades,” and to find serious and courageous leaders to explain, and then implement it?
Read the whole thing.

Hat tip: BW

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