At least in theory, a true baseball fan can root for Boston, but still appreciate – and applaud – the nifty glove work of a Yankee.
The same should apply to politics, though it rarely does.
It is too soon to tell whether state Sen. Jason Carter, D-Decatur, will go as far as his grandfather. But if he does, the nine-minute video clip below – making its way around Democratic circles — will someday be cited as a first sign that he was meant for something more than the farm leagues.
Carter spoke on Wednesday, the final day of the special session that redrew Georgia’s political boundaries. It was probably the best speech of the session and – whether you agree with him or not – deftly, without bombast, laid out the Democratic position in the coming court fight over the meaning of the Voting Rights Act:
- By Jim Galloway, Political Insider