Friday, August 06, 2004

Updated August 6, 2004 at 7:25 pm

Archpundit thinks civil disobedience is conduct unbecoming a U. S. Senate Candidate?

A quick retraction is in order.

Oh, this is rich. My good blogging friend and gung-ho, unabashedly Democratic Blogger Larry Handlin [] is now questioning Ambassador Keyes’ dignity because Keyes engaged in civil disobedience [protesting the exclusionary policies with respect to Presidential Candidates who were not front-runners for a presidential candidate debate sponsored by an ABC affiliate ].

Larry is, of course, demonstrating once again that political partisans [both Ds and Rs] have no shame when it comes to making baseless partisan arguments against their opponents. But, Larry, would you really want to call one-half of your readers and about one-third of the Democratic Party, not to mention your Party’s fearless leader, undignified? I didn’t think so. So, we can expect a quick retraction?

As Thoreau said[I think]-- when the laws are unjust, the place for the just is in jail. Imagine me- having to remind Archpundit Handlin of that. Who would have thunk it?

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