University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

The end of the American experiment?

The end of the American experiment?

"There's battle lines being drawn. Nobody's right if everybody's wrong."

— Buffalo Springfield

One serious presidential candidate still claims Barack Obama was born overseas and wants a government registry of Muslim citizens, as if that is in any way constitutional or ethical. Another proudly calls himself a socialist, as if the 90 million dead and the ruined economies from 20th century socialism offer models for 21st century America.

Our current president gushes about relations with an Iranian regime that denies the Holocaust and murders gays and lesbians. This same president cannot quite bear rapprochement with Congress members from his own nation's...