Dropping the Helmsman
Far too late for it to do anybody any good, Jesse Helms has died. He has done so on Independence Day, which, since he was born too late to own slaves and in too liberal an age to allow him to outlaw sedition, will forever be his only resemblance to Thomas Jefferson and John Adams.
Sunday, July 6, 2008
Hendrik Hertzberg on the Death of Jesse Helms
Hendrick Hertzberg said it better than anyone --