Senator Paul Wellstone Had a Spine
This is an old line I heard first from Randi Rhodes. It will work for me in 2008. It works for me. Every damned time.But. . .
The photo is borrowed from an excellent column by an infrequent contributor to my pages, Coleen Rowley. She challenges the statement on the sign, asking Is Spineless Better Than Evil?
Her answer is YES-BUT!:
Spinelessness = Silence + Inactivity = Complicity
I say "Learned"?
I have to disclose that I was such a self-absorbed American hedonist in 2002 - silent, inactive and complicit - that I never knew who Paul Wellstone was until his tragic death, three weeks after he made this speech:
Never again, Coleen.