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    Re: Inadvertent revelation.
    From: Richard M Pisko
    Date: 2004 Apr 27, 20:07 -0600

    On Mon, 26 Apr 2004 15:29:19 +0100, George Huxtable wrote:
    >Unintended disclosures are always revealing, and this one opened my eyes to
    >the level of the arguments on which choice of the next leader will rest.
    Yes, Ken did show his feelings.
    >Not on capacity to govern, but on the level of valour, or otherwise,
    >displayed in a somewhat-inglorious war waged thirty years ago, the lessons
    >of which seem to have been entirely forgotten.
    I believe the decision turns not so much on the capacity to govern, as
    the character of the man seeking that power.  As I understand the US
    election process (I'm from Canada, but I did spend twenty years in the
    US) most people try to choose the lesser of two evils.  A ballot cast
    for any of the fringe party candidates ... Libertarian comes to mind
    ... would be a wasted vote, so their strategy is understandable.  That
    leaves it between a Republican or a Democrat: Bush or Kerry.
    Valor, or lack of it, is part of the character traits available to be
    evaluated.  So is personal morality, or lack of that, when it becomes
    Richard ...

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