Op-Ed Columnist - An Absence of Class in the G.O.P. - NYTimes.com
I think Mr. Herbert has a point. You'd never have seen Charles II kicking someone with Parkinson's Disease. Hell, he might have even tossed a copper or two at the poor bastard--perhaps a quid if his carriage had mowed him down, even. (On the other hand, the Tea Party *might* be on to something--if you have a degenerative disorder, aren't you basically asking for it? I mean, why not do your country a favor and crawl to die? I'm sure no Tea Party People would disgrace America by dying a slow, agonizing death. Hey, whatever "tea" makes you into a self-righteous and obnoxious moron--I'm there.