Harold Ford , Jr.
Some 40-odd years ago, Chuck Schumer was my student. A few years after that, I became his student. No, not in a formal classroom sense, but in the political dimension. If you watch him, you learn a lot. He's a stand-up liberal, a New York liberal at that. But he is also an effective liberal, which means he sometimes compromises--a sin on the Upper West Side, where politics often means that you shouldn't compromise ... ever. READ MORE >>
Imus drags Harold Ford, Jr., into the Rutgers morass: "My position on all of this is not whining about the hideously hypocritical coverage from the newspapers--from everybody--or the lack of support, say, from people like Harold Ford, Jr. who I had my life threatened over supporting and all these kind of things." READ MORE >>