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The Kitchen Test
by Michael Woldu


April 28, 2005

Surely, Clifford May protests too much. Starting point is to compare likes with likes. What is intolerable is yelling at people habitually; occasional lapses are unfortunate, but then we live in an imperfect world, after all. What I find rather disappointing is May retrivieing and blowing-up a twenty-year weak moment in Ted Kennedy's life to justify May's call for the senator to step down from public service. That certainly is much too thin a straw to support such a weighty matter. What about a dose of magnanimity, please.

Michael Woldu
Alameda, CA - USA

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