Republicans and The Elusive Quality of Leadership

Yesterday, Bill McGurn’s column in The Wall Street Journal, ” The 2012 Republican Battle Test. Why it’s a good thing there’s no obvious GOP front-runner,”  elicited close to 400 public comments.  The wide variety

“James…earn this. Earn it.”

Some of you will recognize these words as the final ones spoken by the fictional hero, Capt. John Miller to Pvt. James Ryan, in the movie, Saving Private Ryan.  On this Memorial Day 2011,