Something for the fanboys to start the day: 45 minutes from his latest appearance on Washington Journal. Click the image below and scroll to 33:45 in the video window.

Read this Niall Ferguson op-ed, too. Like Steyn, he laments the fact that America isn’t more imperial in its ambitions. Unlike Steyn, he believes we’re fundamentally incapable of projecting imperial power — and that by making its foreign policy a function of domestic policy, the Bush administration has made the problem vastly worse.