Monday, April 07, 2003

Free and unpopular speech. Regina Burke, a member of the Hull Board of Selectmen, is refusing to say the Pledge of Allegiance as a protest against the war in Iraq. The story is buried deep inside today's Boston Herald, which is exactly where it belongs.

The question now is whether the yahoos will leave her alone and let her finish her term in peace -- or turn her into fodder for talk-radio abuse.

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