Alex Massie

Mourning in America | 23 September 2010

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A pretty good ad produced by Citizens for the Republic:

By good, I mean of course, effective and a nice echo of Reagan's famous Morning in America ad. Don't expect a GOP-controlled Congress to do much better however. The GOP's Pledge to America basically amounts to "rolling back" non-defence, non-entitlement spending to, oh, 2007 levels. That may not amount to a pledge to do nothing but the rhetoric of the document is not, I think, matched by its substance. This should not surprise anyone.

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Alex Massie is Scotland Editor of The Spectator. He also writes a column for The Times and is a regular contributor to the Scottish Daily Mail, The Scotsman and other publications.

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