THREAT FROM WITHIN

The Washington Times Weekly - - Politics -

“I am a baby boomer, which is to say my life has co­in­cided with tur­bu­lent and awe­some times,” New York Post colum­nist Michael Good­win writes.

“From the Cold War to Viet­nam, from Water­gate to Mon­ica­gate, through the hor­rors of 9/11 and the stun­ning life­style ad­vances, my gen­er­a­tion’s era has been his­toric and ex­cit­ing,” Mr. Good­win said.

“Yet for all the drama and change, the years only oc­ca­sion­ally in­stilled in me the sen­sa­tion I feel al­most con­stantly now. I am afraid for my coun­try. I am afraid — ac­tu­ally, cer­tain — we are los­ing the heart and soul that made Amer­ica unique in hu­man his­tory. Yes, we have en­e­mies, but the great­est dan­ger comes from within.

“Watch­ing the freak show in Copen­hagen [. . .], I was al­ter­nately fu­ri­ous and filled with dread. The world has gone ab-

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