“The difference between the last administration and this one is the difference between night and dawn,” said Representative Tom Perriello, a freshman Democrat from Virginia. “But we’re looking for day.” (emphasis mine)The intertubes loved this quote, and it seemingly went viral. Presumably out of praise, The New Republic and Andrew Sullivan each highlighted the quote, as did one Republican blog praising Perriello for his sanity ... I think.
Thursday, May 14, 2009
Rep. Perriello on Obama's National Security Policies
The NYT has an article today on the growing unease among Democrats, seen especially in today's spending bill, with the Obama administration's approach to national security policies, namely its "open-ended commitment" to Afghanistan and the complicated task of closing of Guantanamo Bay. Within the article, there is this quote from Rep. Perriello: