I have to tell you, you know, it's part of reporting this case, this election, the feeling most people get when they hear Barack Obama's speech. My, I felt this thrill going up my leg.Senator John Kerry's famous 2004 campaign defense comes in at 5:
I actually did vote for the $87 billion before I voted against it.And George W. Bush's magnificent September 20, 2001, speech to Congress is number 4:
Every nation in every region now has a decision to make: Either you are with us or you are with the terrorists. From this day forward, any nation that continues to harbor or support terrorism will be regarded by the United States as a hostile regime.Read the whole thing. See also Wolf Howling's link-loaded "The Year's End - Top 10's, The Best Of, And The Worst Of". And a special shout-out to Transsylvania Phoenix's discovery of the 2009 low point from former-conservative-now-lefty Charles Johnson of Little Green Footballs.