Here's a PDF of Howard's speech to the US neocons, the last people on earth who still show any interest in what this miserable old fart has to say:
Mr President, ladies and gentlemen I thank you for the honour you have given me in asking me to deliver the 2008 Irving Kristol Lecture.Check out the comments at ABC Online for more of that "ridicule and dissent". Video here for the truly tragic.
The American Enterprise Institute, over the years, has consistently defended fundamental freedoms, both personal and economic. It has stoically resisted the insidious tide of political correctness in so many facets of our daily lives.
It has frequently displayed great policy courage – often facing a chorus of ridicule and dissent. This was recently the case regarding the surge in Iraq...
Enough! I'm not back to blogging, this just had to be said.