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Gay Blogger: Lack of Judgment Craig’s Worst Problem

Given the power of our sexual urges—especially at moments when we are overworked, stressed, lonely or otherwise vulnerable—I do feel some compassion for a man like Senator Craig. Perhaps when he was changing planes in Minneapolis, he assumed that a moment’s sexual release would ease whatever tensions he was then experiencing. But despite whatever he was feeling at that particular moment, “in these cases, “as Macbeth put it when contemplating the murder of Duncan, “we still have judgment here.” That the senator did not exercise his judgment, knowing the allegations that had been leveled against him and aware that he held a position of public trust, is why I believe he should resign — B. Daniel Blatt/GayPatriot West.

Full post by B. Daniel Blatt here

Hat Tip: Rocket’s Brain Trust

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D.F. Oliveria is a columnist and blogger for The Spokesman-Review. Print Huckleberries is a past winner of the Herb Caen Memorial Column contest by the National Association of Newspaper Columnists. The Readership Institute of Northwestern University cited this blog as a good example of online community journalism.

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