Lambs to the slaughter | Arkansas Blog

Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Lambs to the slaughter

Posted By on Tue, Nov 11, 2008 at 6:26 AM

Brummett concludes that uninformed voters (that's a nice way to put it) approved annual legislative sessions. How else to explain a vote for more government by a populace historically disinclined to same? (The headline metaphor is drawn from the column.)

WHICH KIND OF REMINDS ME OF IGNORANCE: A letter writer from Gravette in the D-G this morning wrote proudly of his support of anti-gay Act 1 and objected to polling apparently intended to elicit the answer that sentiments such as his  helped explain the act's passage. It is, he declared, his "constitutional right" to vote in this manner without ridicule or contempt from opponents. Alas, Andy, you're wrong again. Until Sarah Palin is president, it remains my constitutional right to criticize in whatever manner I wish the exercise of legislative power expressed in this vote. See: Bill of Rights.

Sign up for the Daily Update email

Comments (14)

Showing 1-14 of 14

Add a comment

Subscribe to this thread:
Showing 1-14 of 14

Add a comment

More by Max Brantley

Readers also liked…

  • Arkansas: Land of .......

    Welcome to Arkansas: Land of cowardly politicians, discriminatory laws, inhumane turkey drops and lots and lots of Trump voters.
    • Oct 8, 2016
  • The LR chamber does the public's business. Is it accountable? Blue Hog on the case.

    Matt Campbell, lawyer and Blue Hog Report blogger, has sent a Freedom of Information Act request to Jay Chessir, director of the Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce, and Mayor Mark Stodola related to the publicity stunt yesterday  built around withdrawing from the mayor's rash pronouncement that the city would seek an Amazon HQ2 project even though the city  didn't meet the company's criteria.
    • Oct 20, 2017
  • The inspiring Hillary Clinton

    Hillary Clinton's campaign for president illustrates again the double standard applied to women. Some writers get it. They even find the supposedly unlikable Clinton inspiring.
    • Oct 16, 2016

Most Viewed

Most Recent Comments



© 2018 Arkansas Times | 201 East Markham, Suite 200, Little Rock, AR 72201
Powered by Foundation