MY COUSIN THE SAINT
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by Justin Calanoso

Posts Tagged ‘George W. Bush’

McCain’s Big Speech

Friday, September 5th, 2008

The Jesuit magazine America weighs in on John McCain’s acceptance speech last night:

“Given the shameful way that George W. Bush defeated John McCain in 2000, you could not help feeling that a wrong had been righted as McCain accepted his party’s nomination. But, the John McCain of 2008 is a far cry from the John McCain of 2000. Then, he truly was a maverick. Today, saying it won’t make it so.”

The whole story is here.

George W. Bush and Benign Neglect

Saturday, June 14th, 2008

Nothing here about saints or miracles or things Italian. Just a powerful and thoughtful argument on race and politics posed by New York Times blogger Francis Wilkinson, a good friend.