Monday, December 06, 2021

The Good Republicans

Coverage of Dole's death is a reminder that when old Republicans die, we're told how good they were and the proof of this goodness, aside from basic biographical facts (such as 'was a soldier'), is always their support for clear liberal causes (stuff like 'he supported the Voting Rights Act!').

Though those causes are never portrayed as unambiguously good at the time, or even later when they are contentious again. Later being now.