Re May 8 column by Issac Bailey, “‘Family values’ charade must end”
Even though I disagree with Issac Bailey about everything, I enjoy his writing.
Today’s column, however, really annoyed me. His holier-than-thou attitude about Mark Sanford and the GOP in general seems a bit disingenuous. Before dumping on the “family values” of the GOP, he might want to take a look at the left side of the aisle.
For the Democratic Party, shameful behavior is a “badge of honor.” The “icons” of the party would be ostracized by the GOP.
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Robert Byrd, a former Klansman, is revered. Ted Kennedy, who left a young girl to die alone after driving off a bridge and not even reporting it for a whole day, was called the “Lion” of the Senate. How about Bill Clinton, a womanizer extraodinaire, who used the Oval Office as his personal brothel? He’s a hero of the party.
The list goes on, but the main point is that Mr. Bailey should look to the left before throwing rocks at the right.
The writer lives in Myrtle Beach.