Feb
18

With Apologies to Wilfred Owen

Please, somebody. Bent double, we new beggars under tax, Knock-kneed, reading news rags, we cursed at Drudge, Till on the haunting views we turned our backs And towards November’s test began to trudge. We voted asleep. Many lost their roots But limped on, nails-gnawed. Perry lame; all blind; Drunk with fatigue; deaf even to the… Continue reading »

Feb
15

I Lived Through CPAC

This past weekend I attended the Conservative Political Action Conference, or CPAC. This is an annual gathering of conservatives from across the spectrum of age, establishment and fame. The youngest unknown can mingle with influential members of the media, meet politicians and candidates for office, or (perhaps best) socialize with other members of the conservative… Continue reading »

Feb
07

Going to CPAC

This week I will be headed to Washington, D.C. for my first-ever Conservative Political Action Conference, or CPAC. This is a big deal for me. I’ve never been one for “involvement” before – always been a very casual observer. Alright, fine: an obsessive observer. But I haven’t been deeply involved in debating and discussing politics… Continue reading »