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H2O Man Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-04-04 09:13 AM
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13. Interesting reply.
I have republican relatives & neighbors, but hadn't thought about friends. I guess I like a few of them. Now, I agree fully that these two were part of administrations I felt were criminal. Yet I am not sure that either of these guys is "criminal." It's possible -- at least in theory -- to have been in such an administration, and even to have participated in some level of wrong-doing, and to have grown beyond that stage. For example, I find "Worse than Watergate" to be on of the most insightful and informative of the new wave of "anti-bush" books. Yet Dean was part of the Nixon administration. We need to appreciate that people can grow and change. While George & Pat aren't likely to make a huge transformation, they know bush & cheney are enemies of democracy. I do not suggest we become their followers; but I find their distain for bush encouraging.
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  -George Will column neverborn  May-04-04 07:06 AM   #0 
  - Link?  zbird   May-04-04 07:07 AM   #1 
  - Eh.  neverborn   May-04-04 07:10 AM   #2 
  - I was wondering how soon this would come up.  ABB_15501   May-04-04 07:13 AM   #3 
  - Yes.  neverborn   May-04-04 07:36 AM   #4 
     - Here's the Peoria Star's readable link...  brokensymmetry   May-04-04 08:06 AM   #8 
  - Look at this part!  hedda_foil   May-04-04 07:42 AM   #5 
  - Will has been critical of the Iraq debacle for a while now  NewJeffCT   May-04-04 07:43 AM   #6 
  - So what?  JHB   May-04-04 07:55 AM   #7 
  - they are agreeing with us and the world  seabeyond   May-04-04 08:29 AM   #10 
  - What They Never Seem to Get  RobinA   May-04-04 08:45 AM   #12 
  - I am not defending George Will or Pat Buchanan  neverborn   May-04-04 01:53 PM   #14 
  - There was never any question  H2O Man   May-04-04 08:08 AM   #9 
  - Friends, relatives and neighbors...  JHB   May-04-04 08:35 AM   #11 
     - Interesting reply.  H2O Man   May-04-04 09:13 AM   #13 
  - bush* is going down....his best friend George Will is slamming bush*  amen1234   May-04-04 02:32 PM   #15 
  - Murdoch's NY Post: "W's careless talk"  robbedvoter   May-04-04 02:55 PM   #16 
  - Got to remember, * is used to getting his own way.  devinsgram   May-04-04 02:56 PM   #17 
  - The race for next baseball commish  RPM   May-04-04 03:26 PM   #18 
  - When you are GOP and Will bashes you, you are in trouble.  davsand   May-04-04 04:03 PM   #19 

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