I get nervous when presidential candidates -- or their surrogates -- take up subjects that are clearly none of their business. Actually, most of what they talk about is none of their business. But some things are so far over the line that hearing politicians discuss them gives me the creeps. Herbert Spencer, where are you when we need you?The rest of this week's TGIF, "Statecraft Is Not Soulcraft," is at Foundation for Economic Education website.
The rest of this week's op-ed, "100 Years in Iraq?" is at The Future of Freedom Foundation website.
John McCain, the Republican candidate for president who dubiously claims the status of war hero because he was imprisoned and beaten after bombing civilian targets in North Vietnam 40 years ago, apparently wants other young men to have the chance to become war heroes.