Saturday, November 22, 2008

Buckley, Moynihan, and Company

The late and missed Tim Russert talking about the caliber of political discourse in a speech at Notre Dame.

3 Comments:

At 3:13 PM, Blogger Cultural Offering said...

What a nice recollection. Thanks for posting.

 
At 5:45 PM, Blogger Michael Wade said...

You're welcome. We need more Buckleys, Moynihans, Goldwaters, and Humphreys in politics.

 
At 8:10 PM, Blogger Cultural Offering said...

I agree completely. I served on a local council for several years. It was rarely partisan. But even when it was, following the meetings we would all adjourn to the local watering hole to have a couple drinks and enjoy conversation. It made the experience enjoyable and took the sting out of disagreements.

 

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