What will Brian Baird do next?

Israel/Palestine
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Brian Baird, the crusading Washington congressman, announced his retirement today, after six terms in the House. "Tough loss," says my tipster, Felson. But I don’t think this is the last we’ve seen of Baird, 53, who was changed by Gaza, and understands the key foreign-policy issue of our time. "The time has now come to pursue other options, other ways of serving," he said. 

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  1. potsherd
    December 9, 2009, 8:05 pm

    Damn

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    • Chaos4700
      December 9, 2009, 10:36 pm

      Seconded. The US government really can’t afford to hemorrhage decent people like this.

  2. Rehmat
    December 9, 2009, 8:27 pm

    Must be music the Abe Foxman’s ears!

    How the Zionazi treat those Palestinians who saves the lives of the Israeli Jews?

    In memory of my three daughters
    link to rehmat1.wordpress.com

  3. Elliot
    December 10, 2009, 1:16 am

    I e-mailed Baird a letter thru his website:

    link to forms.house.gov

    thanking him the courageous position he took on Gaza.

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