Tuesday, June 14, 2005

Being Trent Lott Means Not Having To Say You're Sorry

Being Trent Lott Is Not Having To Say You're Sorry

The Clarion Ledger | Ana Radelat |

Lawmakers demonstrated overwhelming support Monday for a resolution that apologizes for the Senate's failure to do anything to stop lynchings that killed thousands of people over more than eight decades.

About 80 of the 100 members of the Senate co-sponsored the resolution. But Republican Sens. Thad Cochran and Trent Lott were not among them, even though Mississippi led the nation in the numbers of lynchings.

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