Heard On The Radio: 5/24/05
WUNC, publc radio -- a caller to The Connection laments that the Democratic Party caved in on the filibuster compromise. They never stand and fight anymore. Host Dick Gordon reminds the caller that the Democrats are the minority party in both houses of Congress and that they do not hold the White House.
WFDD, public radio -- Diane Rehm reads a listener e-mail on how the Democrats have become like the school child who has been beaten up for lunch money so many times that he just gives the school bully the lunch money instead of putting up a fight. She first turns for comment to C. Boyden Gray, former White House counsel to Pres. George H.W. Bush and chairman of the Committee for Justice. Her other guest, Tom Mann, senior fellow at the Brookings Institution also weighs in.
WZTK, FM talk radio -- a caller to the Neal Boortz show angrily complains that the Republicans caved in on the filibuster compromise. They don't stand and fight for their principles anymore. They let the President down. Neal suggests that the Constitution of The United States is the biggest loser of all in this deal.