GEORGE BUSH DEMONSTRATES HIS PRINCIPLED OPPOSITION TO AFFIRMATIVE ACTION….How is it that we managed to elect a president with such a repellent and small-minded mean streak? It’s one thing to oppose affirmative action, but why on earth would he deliberately choose to announce his opposition on Martin Luther King’s birthday?

As Joseph Welch famously put it, “Have you no sense of decency, sir? At long last, have you left no sense of decency?”