There Is a Difference Between a Blow Job and a National Election

RECEIVED Tue., June 8, 2004

Dear Editor,
   "Liberals expect the nation to '' from Bill Clinton's sexual peccadilloes and perjury in front of a grand jury but simultaneously insist on harping on a lost election from four years ago. How ironic is that?" ["Postmarks Online," June 3.]
   Actually, Mike, in my opinion, not that ironic at all. Maybe when it is beneficial to "conservatives" through the broken looking glass that y'all use it is, but I don't think that I am the only one who believes there is a big difference between a blow job and the "election" of the highest office in the land, to elect the man who will rule and represent the most powerful country in the world.
   Do you really think the two are on the same level? If you honestly do, you really are delusional. As far as affecting our nation, Bill's hijinks may have cost us some of our authority to use the "moral high ground" to help push our agendas. However, this pales in comparison to the pictures that came out of Abu Ghraib, which will cost us worldwide for decades to come.
   The president of the United States should take ultimate responsibility as the top of the command chain, regardless of if he is a Republican or a Democrat, a "liberal" or a "conservative."
Nick Lawrie
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