Saturday, April 26, 2008

Tough Guys Wear Powder Blue Ascot Scarves

Welcome to my weekend childhood nostalgia trip.

Reason #898238923 Not to Be Enthused About John McCain

Unless, of course, you're a politically correct liberal. What I find particularly egregious in this instance is that McCain has condemned this perfectly acceptable political ad produced by the North Carolina GOP, even though he hasn't actually seen it.


Thursday, April 24, 2008

An Eyebrow Raiser

This coming Sunday, 60 Minutes will be airing an interview with Justice Antonin Scalia. (h/t) Among a variety of different matters he addresses, here's what Justice Scalia said about abortion:
“On the abortion thing, for example, if indeed I were…trying to impose my own views, I would not only be opposed to Roe versus Wade, I would be in favor of the opposite view, which the anti-abortion people would like to see adopted, which is to interpret the Constitution to mean that a state must prohibit abortion.” “And you’re against that?” asks Stahl. “Of course. There’s nothing [in the Constitution to support that view].”
I'm frankly a little disturbed by this. It seems Justice Scalia either thinks there is no constitutionally protected right to life, or the issue of whether the unborn are persons is totally subjective.

The B-XVI CEO Model

As formulated by Hugh Hewitt, who despite being a fall-away Catholic, is generally irenic toward the Church.