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Nobles and Knaves
The Washington Times ^ | February 11, 2006

Posted on 02/11/2006 8:51:42 AM PST by jmcenanly

Nobles: Dr. Ward Casscells — or Col. Casscells, depending — for doing something a bit different for the "mid-life crisis."

Congressman Henry Bonilla , Dr. S. Ward Casscells, Ms. JuliAnna Potter
Actually, it's unfair to describe Dr. Casscells' decision, at 53, to join the Army Reserves as a mid-life crisis, considering all the negative connotations with the term. Still, when the world-renowned cardiologist and university vice president was diagnosed with stomach cancer in 2001, something happened. "After I went through that, I wanted to do things I hadn't done before," he told the American Forces Press Service.

For proving the idiom "you're never too old," Col. Casscells is the Noble of the week. Knaves: Jimmy Carter and the Rev. Joseph Lowery, for doing their best to politicize the funeral of Coretta Scott King.

With all the former and current presidents in attendance, one might have thought the funeral for the late civil rights activist and widow of Martin Luther King would be a solemn, bipartisan affair. And for the most part it was — no thanks to Messrs. Carter and Lowery.

For never missing a political opportunity, Messrs. Carter and Lowery are the Knaves of the week.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: army; democrats; kingfuneral; knaves; nobles; reservists

1 posted on 02/11/2006 8:51:43 AM PST by jmcenanly
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To: jmcenanly
So nice to see that Carter has recaptured his title of Knave of the 70s.


2 posted on 02/11/2006 9:07:44 AM PST by martin_fierro (I signed up in 1997 to post *this*?)
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