Josh Marshall writes:
Trent Lott’s career is currently swirling down the drain in part because he has a long-standing association with a white supremacist group called the Council of Conservative Citizens and because he gave a 1984 interview to a crypto-racist magazine called the Southern Partisan. Attorney General John Ashcroft is going on Larry King Live tomorrow night. Ashcroft also has at least some connection with the very same group and he gave an interview to the same magazine only four years ago.
Is Larry going to ask him about it? If not, why not? Should Ashcroft get a pass for some of the same stuff that’s ending Lott’s career?
His Larryness has his own website. And down in the lower lefthand corner there’s a link where you can send an email suggesting a question for a guest …
I think you know what you need to do.