Great stuff in here from Roger Kimball.
The whole piece is great, but I especially liked this bit:
“President Obama promised to begin to slow the rise of the oceans and
to heal the planet,” his promise was merely “to help you and your
"The real choice is between boundless but unrealizable utopian
promises and more modest but realizable promises that take account of
human and economic realities. Behind that choice is another choice: the
choice between the limited but real freedom offered by the rule of law
and its often tedious processes and that virtue-saturated utopia the
Left keeps promising us."
Fantastic paragraph. That is the upcoming American election in a nutshell.