The official worry is that the Saddam photos, coupled with the Newsweek item about U.S. interrogators desecrating the Koran, will further turn world opinion against us. But that assumes there’s a body of undecided opinion out there waiting to choose sides based on who – the United States or the Islamic jihadis – acts the more outrageous.
Moderate Republicans admit the Senate is behaving like children who need a good spanking and say time is running out for a deal on confirmation of President George W. Bush’s roster of right-wing federal judges.
Ever wonder where Republicans got their plan to end Senate filibusters and ram the Bush roster of ultra-conservative judges through the confirmation process? From a lobbyist of course.
Stephen Moore, the latest addition to the Wall Street Journal’s editorial staff, is also the founder of the Free Enterprise Fund, a conservative political advocacy group that recently launched a series of television ads defending scandal-ridden House Majority Leader Tom DeLay.