A smart kitty would be lapping the floor clean, not crying over spilled milk.
Still, I have to wonder what would have happened if Clinton had upheld his promise to complete the integration of the Armed Forces. Could the country have been any more divided than it is now?
And what if just one of the 45 Democratic senators in the 106th Congress had stood up for universal suffrage? Even if the House of Representatives would have confirmed Bush anyway, shouldn't the Democrats have united in condemnation of voter intimidation?
Expediency is a lousy platform.