Ed Driscoll

Just No Place For A Street-Fightin' Manic-Depressive

Jonah Goldberg finds Frank Rich having a sad case of Nostalgia De La Radical Chic:

The Frank Rich column Jon Adler links to would be laughable if it weren’t so shameful. Indeed, it’s precisely the sort of paranoid nonsense Frank Rich would mock if it came from an anti-Clinton conservative in the 1990s. But it is interesting in one respect. He’s angry at the American people for not replaying the 1960s. I keep seeing this weepy babyboomer nostalgia popping up. Rich writes:

In the six years of compromising our principles since 9/11, our democracy has so steadily been defined down that it now can resemble the supposedly aspiring democracies we