Moving to the Middle

April 2, 2007, 5:48 pm


By Andrew L. Jaffee

I for one am tiring of the vitriol from both sides in the Iraq war debate (and, boy, I’ve been part of it). It is good to hear about people who can display some common sense balance and decency in the midst of all the arguing. The strength of America is in its self-correcting, political middle. You go, Alec:

Alec Baldwin may criticize the president’s policies when it comes to the war in Iraq, but don’t ever accuse him of not supporting the troops.

After reading a Mar. 4 article in the New York Times about an 18-year-old female Army soldier preparing to embark on her first tour in Iraq, the 30 Rock star was so touched he decided to reach out and offer to help pay for her college education. …

So Baldwin, a staunch liberal democrat who’s flirted with the idea of running for public office, put politics aside and took it upon himself to track down the girl’s mother, Patricia Kane, at the discount store where she works in Mohave Valley, Arizona, and offered to foot part of her daughter’s tuition bill. …

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One Response to “Moving to the Middle”

  1. payday loans Says:

    We forget that the whole reason there was a another war in Iraq is because of the bloody UN decision not to pursue Saddam and take him out the first time. GWB finally took responsibility to finish the job that was started back in the early 90′s.

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