Ultima Thule

In ancient times the northernmost region of the habitable world - hence, any distant, unknown or mysterious land.

Sunday, October 31, 2004

Mark Steyn hits a homer

Don't miss Mark Steyn's excellent column today in the Chicago Sun-Times wherein he details the faint praise with which Kerry is damned by the lukewarm endorsements that have been forthcoming for him from the usual suspects. His conclusion:

"... serious Democrats need to confront the intellectual emptiness of their party, which Kerry's campaign embodies all too well. The Dems got a full tank from FDR, a top-up in the Civil Rights era, and they've been running on fumes for 30 years. Their last star, Bill Clinton, has no legacy because, deft as he was, his Democratic Party had no purpose other than as a vehicle for promoting his own indispensability. When he left, the Democrats became a party running on personality with no personalities to run..."


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