Friday, July 14, 2006

Huffington on Hillary

Arianna Huffington goes after Hillary for "pandering to the red states" today in Huffington Post. What's this? Are progressives too good to pander?

But I'd be a lot happier with Hillary if she found a better way to appeal to heartland voters than reminding everybody that she was a Goldwater girl and a good Methodist. Nothing against either Goldwater or the Methodists, but Hillary should emphasize that she's smart enough, tough enough, and willing enough to work with the opposition to be an effective president.

Given all the problems we are going to have as a country in 2008, I'm supporting Hillary as a candidate who can get things done in a demanding environment.

Right now, that's better than anybody else can claim.

Daily Jesus Quote: (for workaholics)
Matthew 6: 25-28, Therefore I say unto you, Take no thought for your life, what ye shall eat, or what ye shall drink; nor yet for your body, what ye shall put on . . . Behold the fowls of the air: for they sow not, neither do they reap, nor gather into barns; yet your heavenly Father feedeth them . . . Which of you by taking thought can add one cubit unto his stature? And why take ye thought for raiment? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow; they toil not, neither do they spin:

Shopping Days to Martin Luther King's Birthday--184

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