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  •  Love really conquers all? (0+ / 0-)

    And so I sort of admire him better as a person because he didn't have bimbos, even though he did betray his family. But because he fell in love, he seems to have totally lost his bearings. And that has a public impact, a bigger public impact than the other would have.

    I "sort of" admired Brooks on PBS since he occasionally could produce an objective view in terms of sound bites especially with the rhetoric produced by Mark Shields, but this is ridiculous. Since Monica Lewinsky only reaffirmed the case of Gennifer Flowers, we will eventually know the depths of politicians' sexual histories, so other peccadillos will emerge and the mediated hypocrisy will continue. An example of rationalizing such political triangulation remains that even in the face of scandal, careers can be resurrected by familial fictions such as the enduring quality of "love", however expedient. For example, Hillary's failure to get the nomination could be counterfactually related to her inability to divorce Bill at various moments in her career.

    Pendelton State University is a college located in Rutherford, Ohio.

    by annieli on Sun Jun 28, 2009 at 11:54:14 AM PDT

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