Trent Lott (R - Miss.) at Strom Thurmond's B-day party
"Racial discrimination does not always violate public policy."
Trent Lott (R - Miss.)
"Yesterday in a 25 to 24 vote, Republicans welcomed back Lott back into their leadership and named him minority whip. That is great for Trent. They say minority whip is a stepping stone to Grand Wizard."
"Trent Lott has found himself in a lot of trouble over his comments (about segregation)...Keep in mind Lott only says this kind of stuff once every 22 years. We like to think of him as the Halley's Comet of bigotry."
"Last night Trent Lott appeared on the Black Entertainment Network and he apologized. He was sincere about this. He said he no longer feels the bigotry and prejudice that he felt last week."
"One Republican leader said what Trent Lott did was a mistake of the mouth and not of the heart. Today, former President Clinton said, why didn't I think of that?"
"The Supreme Court is expected to rule this week whether banning cross burning by groups like the Klu Klux Klan violates the first amendment. The outcome could affect the entertainment at Trent Lott's Christmas party."
From today's Huffington Post:
Trent Lott's Brother-In-Law, Nephew, Indicted On Federal Bribery Charges