Standing up, and getting ignored

October 7th, 2002 – 10:47 pm
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“O.K., most Washington press conferences aren’t anything more than self-serving noise that’s not worth covering, but this one was an exception. Nineteen Democrats in Congress pulled themselves together and stood tall in a press conference to say something that millions of Americans — indeed, an American majority — have been desperate to hear: ‘Wait one damned minute, Mr. Bush, we don’t agree with your rush to attack Iraq.’”

The always interesting political commentator Jim Hightower has a column this week about the Democratic members of the House of Representatives who spoke out against the rush toward war… and about how the mainstream media more or less ignored them.

Read it here.

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