Citizens with Full Names of a Unique Nature Unite!

Somehow the fact that Illinois Senator and potential 2008 Presidential contender Barrack Obama’s middle name is “Hussein” became a minor story this weekend. (I think Maureen Dowd is to blame).
In the spirit of bi-partisanship, let me state that I believe that worrying about whether someone’s middle, first, or last names fits into certain transient social conventions is the height of narrow-mindedness and a symptom of a culture, perhaps an entire society, in decline.

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Tom W
Tom W
15 years ago

>>… the height of narrow-mindedness and a symptom of a culture, perhaps an entire society, in decline …
And could not the same be said concerning folks voting for someone just because of their name … such as “Kennedy” or “Chafee”?

ron
ron
15 years ago

Tom W
Voting for someone because of their name
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Jeb Bush..Goerge Bush

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