Already fueled by the unforgettable experience at age 12 of working in a blacking (shoe polish) factory while his father served a term in Marshalsea debtors. “The Night Before Christmas” (which pre-dates Dickens’ book). Bruce Barttlet, a republican who worked for Bush senior, told Ron Ruskin that people close to Bush commented. Professor Alan Wolfe of Boston College described Schmitt as the intellectual guru of the Bush administration. Northeastern University…