BY WILLIAM F. GAVIN
I awoke this morning to learn from the TV news that there are gigantic sun flares on the sun, among the largest ever recorded.
Then I turned to the Washington Post editorial page. The lead editorial was a scathing condemnation of the IRS for its treatment of conservative political groups. But it was the op-ed page that really surprised me.
The left-hand column, written by Charles Lane, criticized an energy scheme by Rep. Ed Markey, Massachusetts arch-liberal (or do I repeat myself?). In the middle of the page were two columns, one by George Will, the other by Michael Gerson. Each, in its own way, condemned the administration for the IRS scandal and President Obama for his recent (and all too typical) speech at Ohio State University in which he sneered at conservatives who “warn that [government] tyranny is just around the corner”. Continue reading