Op-Ed Columnist - Who Is to Blame for the Next Attack?
- The Republicans at least have an excuse for pushing this poison. They are desperate. The trio of Pillsbury doughboys now leading the party â€” Rush Limbaugh, Newt Gingrich, Cheney â€” have variously cemented the G.O.P.â€™s brand as a whites-only menâ€™s club by revoking Colin Powellâ€™s membership and smearing the first Latina Supreme Court nominee as a â€śreverse racist.â€ť Republicans in Congress have no plausible economic, health care or energy policies to counter Obamaâ€™s. The only card left to play is 9/11.