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On Courage

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From E. J. Dionne’s morning offering:

But at the grass roots and Web roots, Feingold has become a hero — again. They already loved him for his courage in opposing the USA Patriot Act and his call for a timetable for troop withdrawals from Iraq. Feingold’s latest move only reinforced his image of being “a Dem with a spine,” as the left-liberal Web site BuzzFlash.com put it in a comment representative of the acclaim he won across the activist blogs.

Many Americans demosntrate courage on a daily basis. Look to Iraq and Afghanistan for the most obvious examples of the genuine article.

But, please, do not mistake political posturing for “courage.”

Pundits would like to believe that the stuff they cover, and sometimes even the paragraphs they pen, have something in common with courage. On rare, rare occasions they do.

Every member of the Iraq parliament that gathered yesterday is a man or woman of courage.

But Russ Feingold is simply a pol, and perhaps a principled one, but certainly not courageous in any genuine sense of the word.

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