Back in 2002, Trent Lott praised Strom Thurmond at his party. Notice how proud he is of his feelings. Lott: When Strom Thurmond ran for president, w
November 14, 2006

trent-lott-thrumond.jpg Back in 2002, Trent Lott praised Strom Thurmond at his party. Notice how proud he is of his feelings.

Lott: When Strom Thurmond ran for president, we voted for him. We're proud of it. And if the rest of the country had followed our lead, we wouldn't have had all these problems over all these years, either.

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He got booted for it. Now, he's back. Atrios has the story of Lott and reminds us all about Strom's beliefs...

Minority whip--is a rather weird title for him.

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