Letters: Feb. 12, 2001

The Fight for Justice

As a young Republican who hoped this Administration would debunk the stereotype of right-wing Republicans [NATION, Jan. 22], I am embarrassed at George W. Bush's choice for Attorney General. By nominating John Ashcroft, the President, despite his self-congratulation for having a diverse Cabinet, has nullified any good he has achieved. Ashcroft's support for a constitutional ban on abortions even in cases of rape is a joke, in the Republican Party or anywhere else. MATTHEW RAWLINGS HINDMAN Decatur, Ga.

Did the far left really expect Bush to stock his Cabinet with Democratic appointees? In time, Bush will garner...

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