I still remember the clicking of the marchers' heels as they moved into the Birmingham's business district, and, just then, the roar of a police motorcycle as it cut in front of King and Abernathy, halting the protest.
If the Bush administration would have at least acted like they might have done something wrong, maybe we could have moved on. But if Cheney is going on national TV to endorse torture, he has tied the hands of the country.
This person, who has governed an area the size of Hoboken, accepted the nomination call from McCain without even blinking. A little humility and acknowledgment of the impending learning curve might be in order.