Andrew Sullivan Is Not Going to Pretend That There Was Anything Good About Robert Byrd


Speak no ill of the dead? Well, let me simply say that the racist, populist, larcenous bigot of a Senator — a man who robbed the American tax-payer to pave his state with baubles and bribes — is not going to be much mourned in these parts.” —The Atlantic’s Andrew Sullivan on deceased West Virginia senator Robert Byrd. [Atlantic]