President Barack Obama says the Senate's opposition to a bill that would have expanded background checks for gun buyers marks a "shameful day" in Washington. (April 17)
Limpetus: Ward need not disparage McCain personally nor intimate anything about his health. She need only point up the fact that 30 years in the Senate is already three terms too many, never mind a sixth. Two Senate terms are plenty. Even if you love your Senator, vote for turnover; protracted incumbency is part of the institutional problem. As to Rubio, the man who didn't show up for his day job during his first term and who favors amnesty for illegal aliens, why is he even in the running?