Thursday, September 29, 2005

There’s Compassionate Conservatism for You

[[H U H ?]] * Truly stupid statement of the week: “I do know that it’s true that if you wanted to reduce crime, you could--if that were your sole purpose, you could abort every black baby in this country, and your crime rate would go down.”--Bill Bennett, former secretary of education, self-appointed morals crusader, gambling addict, and now radio talk-show host

READ MORE:Bill Bennett’s Abortion Fantasies,” by Mark Sorkin (The Nation); “Bennett Under Fire for Remark on Crime and Black Abortions,” by Brian Faler (The Washington Post); “A True Story About Bill Bennett,” by Reed Hundt (TPM Café).

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