This video of Sen. David Norris of Dublin is starting to burn up the Internet today.
“Israel’s policy is shoot first and weep afterwards,” Norris, a human rights activist, said in the Seanad Éireann.
His views, of course, are debatable, and that’s the point: there was a debate. When’s the last time you watched a floor speech with any passion in the U.S. Congress on any subject?
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Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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