Come on now, a funeral is diffrent, and it wasn't at the funeral. A memorial is just that: remembering someone with tears but if they were also a
firebrand & fighter or life of the party, doing it in that fashion as well. You guys never told rousing stories about a departed buddy or family
As for Cheney, they didn't want him there based on the political vitriol spat at Wellstone by the real sitting president.
As for Bush, another example of how he is a complete embarassment to America and not possesing of a shred of class.The White House, in a stunning snub
of the late Senator Paul Wellstone and the people of Minnesota, has announced that George W. Bush will skip Wellstone's funeral.
A slap in the face of a great American, his life tragically cut short?
No, White House spokesman Ari Fleischer lied: "If you take a look at the historical record of when a sitting senator dies in office, no the President
will not go."
Which is a baldfaced, despicable lie.
When Senator John Chafee, Republican of Rhode Island, died in office in 1999, the President of the United States not only had the decency to attend
his funeral, he genuinely mourned.
That president, of course, was Bill Clinton. A genuine leader who didn't care if the fallen senator was from the other party, but who cared a good
deal about genuine decency and compassion, something our little Ceasar-Fake texan-New England Blue Blood- spoiled-classless-imposter of a president
would know nothing about.
Most Honorable ninja, MD, hasten now to the Viginia province, DC prefecture, and make waste of that Gaijin!