"None of the four wars in my lifetime came about because we were too strong. It's weakness that invites adventurous adversaries to make mistaken judgments. America is the most peaceful, least warlike nation in modern history. We are not the cause of all the ills of the world. We're a patient and generous people. But for the sake of our freedom and that of others, we cannot permit our reserve to be confused with a lack of resolve."
Ronald Reagan (1984)
Californians made a couple of very bad decisions today, in not choosing DeVore for senate and Poizner for governor. But then what else is new? I don't think Whitman will have a tough time beating Brown. I just hope Fiorina can beat Boxer.