I am a longtime subscriber and have always enjoyed your happy-warrior approach to our absurd political and social situation.  However, I must commend you all for the November (“The Failure of Democracy”) and December (“Classical Liberalism: Enemy of Christianity”) issues.  The articles on democracy and liberalism were absolutely brilliant.  They were all insightful, extremely well written, and forceful.  I have to tell you that I have read them several times.

By the way, I am a refugee from Illinois now sheltering in Florida. (I was a Chicago cop.)  If the United States, after Obama’s re-election, can rightly be called an air-conditioned insane asylum, then Illinois is the ward for the criminally insane.

        —John Fennelly
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