Monday, January 8, 2007

In only the second week of its existence, "Jewels and Binoculars" takes a break from snarky music postings to acknowledge the broader world

Just heard on the radio that President Bush will give a televised address Wednesday night unveiling his plan for an escalation of U.S. forces in Iraq.

Like many others who voted for John Kerry in 2004, I did so holding my nose. But there is one famous question of Kerry's, spoken when he was a witness in front of the Senate in 1971, that echoes loudly this week:

How do you ask a man to be the last man to die for a mistake?

full text of Kerry's testimony

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