If nothing else, Kevin Williamsons article is instructive because it points up a
depressing fact about American political culture. We cheer on Republicans
or Democrats like we do sports teams, with little appreciation for the
underlying values they claim to represent. Thats hardly news, but
Williamsons anachronistic ignorance takes it to an absurd extremepresenting incoherent revisionism without actually understanding the
history hes trying to rewrite.