Editorial Blog - StatesmanJournal.com: "A politician who's not afraid to speak his mindOthers in the editorial biz are blogging from Pittsburgh too, so they say.
Oregon has puny politicians compared with some in the East.
Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell says what he thinks. That’s refreshing – especially for a candidate seeking re-election.
Rendell, a former chairman of the Democratic National Committee, spoke to the National Conference of Editorial Writers yesterday in Pittsburgh. He didn’t mince words – about either his fellow Democrats or about the Bush administrations.
Democrats, he said, are afraid to take a stand. Democratic politicians are worried about getting elected, or re-elected, instead of fighting for what they believe in. (Sound familiar, Oregonians?)"