• NBC’s Brian Williams foolishly pretends that gutter politics are something new

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    When former House Speaker Tom Foley (above) died the other day, Brian Williams of NBC offered a brief eulogy in which he said that Foley “served in a different era” — thusly implying that the politics of 20 years ago were more civil and fair-minded than today.


    Steve M.  of No More Mister Nice Blog TAKES ISSUE with Williams by noting that Foley was the victim of unfounded gay-baiting by Republican operatives:


    Yes, every obituary of Tom Foley says that he worked extremely well across the aisle. But he did not “serve in a different era.” He served at the ...

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    When former House Speaker Tom Foley (above) died the other day, Brian Williams of NBC offered a brief eulogy in which he said that Foley “served in a different era” — thusly implying that the politics of 20 years ago were more civil and fair-minded than today.
    Steve M.  of No More Mister Nice Blog TAKES ISSUE with Williams by noting that Foley was the victim of unfounded gay-baiting by Republican operatives:

    Yes, every obituary of Tom Foley says that he worked extremely well across the aisle. But he did not “serve in a different era.” He served at the ...

    Read more
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