Ross Douthat begins his latest column with an admission:
Entering this weekend, I was convinced that Glenn Beck’s star was about to go into eclipse.
But the weekend, for Mr Douthat, seems to have been something of a revelation.
This was a tent revival crossed with a pep rally intertwined with a history lecture married to a U.S.O. telethon — and that was just in the first hour.
Read the rest here.