November 8, 2002
ANYBODY HAVE NEXIS/LEXIS?:Jeffords may feel a chill (JOHN TIERNEY, November 7, 2002, The New York Times)
Jeffords defended his defection as a decision to be loyal to his principles, and many of his constituents applauded him at the time for courage. Now he is in roughly the same situation as the Woody Allen character in “Bananas” who bravely pushes a gang of thugs out of a subway car as the doors are closing, only to have his moment of heroism abruptly end when the doors open to let the thugs back in.
Care to do a search on the number of times the NY Times has referred to Congressional Democrats as "thugs"? Posted by Orrin Judd at November 8, 2002 11:40 AM