HH: Now do you believe this will be an issue in November of this year, the President’s sort of appeasement orientation towards…
VDH: Yeah, I think it is. I don’t think, though, that you’ll see one more bow, or one more apology. I think Barack Obama is one apology away, or one bow to a Saudi royal away from completely turning off the American electorate.
It's comforting to me that the intellectual leaders of the conservative movement believe stuff like this. You'll note, for instance, that during their entire conversation -- billed as a "sober assessment of Barack Obama's first year" -- the word unemployment doesn't come up once.
If guys like Hanson and Hewitt, who, for better or worse, are representative of where the GOP is at right now, truly have no idea what the public cares about, there's only so much damage they can inflict.