Friday, January 21, 2005

In a petty, mean-spirited plot which serves only to prove that they are petty, mean and utterly ignorant of irony, Senate Democrats are using ex-Klansman Robert Byrd to stall the confirmation of the first black woman to the post of Secretary of State.

From the Sun Herald:
Sen. Robert Byrd, D-W.Va., said he and others "have asked the Senate leaders to give the Senate a few days to analyze Dr. Rice's testimony and consider it fully before casting a vote for or against her confirmation as secretary of state."
More here.

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