He may be their best bet. George Allen just endorsed him. Kristol thinks he may be the best bet against a Christianist Ralph Nader. This was the rationale from the start - to rescue the fast-disintegrating Bush-Rove coalition with a hastily-drafted Foghorn Leghorn. I fear it's too late. Scratch that: I hope it's too late. One small reason to support Giuliani is that he would hasten the crack-up of the toxic Rove machine. Until that machine is dismantled, no revival of real, limited government conservatism is possible.

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