hard heads soft hearts

a scratch pad for half-formed thoughts by a liberal political junkie who's nobody special. ''Hard Heads, Soft Hearts'' is the title of a book by Princeton economist Alan Blinder, and tends to be a favorite motto of neoliberals, especially liberal economists.
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Friday, June 14, 2002
 
It's all very well to get angry at McKinney for her
malicious allegations against Bush, but where was your
anger when Republicans were making malicious
allegations against Clinton? that he he murdered
Sudanese , attacked Iraq, etc. to distract attention
away from Lewinsky.

Mckinney is certifiable, but this forced outrage and
the pretense that Mckinney has any real power or
influence libels Democrats, not Bush. Incindentally,
she is very cosy foreign-policy wise with Dan Burton.
Corrupt people who can be bought, you see, tend to
gravitate to the same causes.

Tom Delay, stung by John Kerry's remarks that he had
no right to criticise Tom Daschle's patriotism,
especially when he had never served himself , lost it
and went on a nutball tirade that with with Bush's
heroic leadership we would never have lost Vietnam, it
was all the spineless, appeasing Democrat's fault, so
his refusal to serve in Vietnam was really a sort of
protest against Lyndon Johnson.

Why wasn't that statement plastered all over the
media?

The attention given to Mckinney's remarks just shows
the hammerlock conservatives hold over the media.