It is not enough simply to remember Selma. The courageous men and women on the Edmund Pettus Bridge could not be deterred by brutal force. They marched forward with undaunted courage, staring death in the face. Members of Congress who lack the minimal courage required to pass legislation protecting the right to vote, have no business paying tribute to the marchers in Selma. By their inaction, their allegiance lies with the Alabama State Troopers who turned the marchers around.
For the umpteenth year in a row, Fox News more wrong than ever: New Politifact review finds pundits spewing mostly lies.
The one discussion that has not been receiving quite as much focused attention is the race - and racism - factor in this campaign.