The laughing Roosevelt, Teddy, laughs when he was named the Bull Moose party nominee for U.S. President in 1912.
Surely the immortal words of President FDR — “a day of infamy” — best describes our weak prime minister’s bleatings about“his distress” regarding the legislation of several American state governors supporting pro-life in discussions with the US vice-president.It is to be hoped that the pro-life swell in the United States rolls across our border, for it is only a vigorous public opinion that will put some backbone in our ineffectual politicians of the right. “Such a parcel of rogues in a nation,” as Robbie Burns, the Scottish poet, put it in another context. Hopefully, on Oct. 17 we’ll give Justin a parcel of apologies to distribute and send him on his way.John Coggans, LeamingtonShare Your ViewsSend letters to the editor to firstname.lastname@example.org. (Don’t send them as attachments; put them in the body of the emails.) Letters must include your full name, address and phone number. (We will only publish your name and the municipality where you live.) Letters must be fewer than 300 words. The Star reserves the right to edit, condense and reject letters.