Richard Nixon, when asked his opinion of an up-and-coming Texan named George Herbert Walker Bush, famously replied with casual disinterest, observing that Bush was alright as ambitious young pols went.
Then, Nixon lit up at the thought of Bush's wife, Barbara.
"Now," he declared, gleefully, "there's a woman who knows how to hate."
So, yes, make it the Edward Kennedy National Health Care Bill.
Let Limbaugh have his hate.
Let Ted Kennedy -- and the humane and responsible advocates for reform battled at the side of the liberal lion -- have the last laugh.
Saturday, March 07, 2009
John Nichols: "Let Limbaugh Hate, Let Kennedy Have the Last Laugh"
John Nichols (The Nation):