Blogwatch: Jun. 27, 2005

LAW DORK and other left-leaning blogs spent last week shaming a few G.O.P. holdouts into joining the majority of Senators in co-sponsoring a resolution that apologized for not passing antilynching legislation decades ago. As the laggards added their names to the resolution, AMERICABLOG removed them from a T shirt it is selling that says, "My Senator went to Washington ... and all I got was a lousy lynching." Among the dozen who declined was Tennessee's Lamar Alexander, who condemned lynching on the floor but refused to co-sponsor the measure, saying, "I prefer to look ahead."


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