January 25, 2005
YES, ROBERT BYRD is an awkward choice. Fortunately for him, the media won't make a big deal of this, as they might in other circumstances.
UPDATE: Others, however, are doing so.
ANOTHER UPDATE: Related posts here and here and here. It's a good thing that Democrats are doing this, because if Republicans were doing it it would be evidence of racism at the highest levels of American society.
MORE: Still more here.
STILL MORE: Roger Simon has further thoughts.