Claiming the right as one of America's oldest friends to offer advice, visiting Australian Foreign Minister Bob Carr urges Democrats and Republicans to strike an historic agreement on their ongoing budget battles. (March 22)
Limpetus: Ward need not disparage McCain personally nor intimate anything about his health. She need only point up the fact that 30 years in the Senate is already three terms too many, never mind a sixth. Two Senate terms are plenty. Even if you love your Senator, vote for turnover; protracted incumbency is part of the institutional problem. As to Rubio, the man who didn't show up for his day job during his first term and who favors amnesty for illegal aliens, why is he even in the running?