Speak what you think now in hard words, and to-morrow speak what to-morrow thinks in hard words again, though it contradict every thing you said to-day.
-- R.W. Emerson
Tuesday, May 11, 2004
If my real name was Fortney, I'd be perpetually grumpy too
Liberal congressman Fortney ("Pete") Stark of California is combative and confrontational. Check out this column on Stark's phone message to a returning veteran, and Stark constituent, who wrote Stark a letter decrying one of Stark's recent votes. Details, with links to both Stark's phone call and the letter that sparked it, are in the article.