<blockquote><font size=1>In reply to:</font><hr><p>Funny how the far right never said SQUAT when Pat Robertson, and Jerry Fallwell spew hate sermons.<p><hr></blockquote><p>There is no moral equivalency here though. I'd prefer it that any self identified conservative here would not bother to mention Robertson and Fallwell because I would hope that those people would assume they not need to.<br><br>A big part of what has brought all of this about is the insistence that we try people in our court of public opinion by association. Obviously, you could debate the merits of a John McCain first denouncing Jerry Fallwell, then making nice in his next run for president, but it would be unreasonable for everyone to have to explain and denounce every single event that could be implausibly connected to his or her political philosophy.<br><br>If we are going to stop apologizing for politicians, we need to stop asking each other to.<br><br>-- Cee Bee Double-U
-- Cee Bee Double-U