SPEAKS FOR ITSELF: Kevin D. Williamson: "Witches and Lutherans today stand on equal footing, at least under the law (the law is a ass), since nobody much thinks that sort of thing is terribly important anymore.... It was a new dawn, a day of hope and change, the ancien régime and the theocrats and the plutocracy having been supplanted by fresh new faces dedicated to Reason and promising to fundamentally change France.... The government decided upon a stimulus package.... The problem was that the Jacobins were, perforce, marginally less irresponsible than, say, the present government of the United States..."