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Honesty and Dishonesty

All last week, on this site and elsewhere, conservatives and Republicans were slamming the federal government, the president’s speech, FEMA and Michael Brown without regard to party niceties. The harsh words against Brown in particular continue. I see no comparable hard time being given to Democratic officials in Louisiana on liberal and Democratic sites. I see little space being given on these sites to the state government’s refusal to allow the Red Cross to help people at the Superdome and the political war between the mayor and governor. It’s just a Bush-bash all the time. And they have the nerve to call the Right “partisan.”

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