Increasing broadband access worries some who fear it will lead to more piracy. But others are more concerned about "corporate pirates" who've tried to hijack control of the Internet for their own commercial benefit.
It's clear that Democratic elites discuss race one way privately and another way publicly. It's also clear that there is an obscene, party-based double standard when it comes to discussing these issues.
I've interviewed a lot of old DC politicos and sometimes, they use the word 'Negro.' It was a shock to my young ears to hear someone casually use a long outdated term. But I knew these men are the furthest thing from racists.
While Trent Lott could technically support and advocate segregationist policies as majority leader, what policy would Reid be in danger of furthering, based on his statement? None. That's the difference.