The Limbaugh Speech

My reaction to the thing is too predictable to be worth going over, but if you're interested in the state of American conservatism I'd certainly advise you to read it - or better, to watch it, assuming you have an hour you can block off for the task. Andrew Breitbart, in a fawning tribute, calls it "an address that could have altered the election had it been delivered early last fall by any Republican presidential candidate." And on that, at least, we can agree.

Ross Douthat is a former writer and editor at The Atlantic.

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