Now this is really unusual: Senate Minority Leader Tom Daschle is standing by his criticism of President Bush’s diplomacy.
Usually when a high-profile politician or activist says something unpopular they make some lame excuse about “well, what I meant was…”
You rarely hear someone say “I said something stupid,” and hardly ever do you hear them say “I said it, and I meant it.”
It reminds me of a story posted on This Is True a while back about a French politician who was spotted in the audience at a cabaret show that included male nudity. True editor Randy Cassingham summed up the response as “Yeah, so?”