Coming in from the extremes; Republican renegades raise hope for Congress
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As the issue of prisoner interrogation was playing out last week in Washington, the handful of Republican renegades in the Senate who openly opposed President Bush gave a lesson in how we can improve both our ethical health in the war on terror and the overall quality of congressional discourse. Sens. John McCain, Lindsey Graham and John Warner, by standing up as they did, encouraged their fellow Republicans to make common cause with Democrats.
The San Francisco Chronicle