Hootie shows the way

4,400 news stories later, Augusta National is still standing firm. The power of the cultural Left is not unlike Freddy Krueger’s in the first Nightmare on Elm Street – it can take you apart only if you allow it to do so. Hootie weathered the firestorm of media attention, took care to reduce his exposure to weaker wills that would be tempted to give in, waited patiently for Martha Burke to reveal herself for a fool, and now life goes on as before.

There’s a lesson in that.