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Show some respect

Whether it’s Sen. Jim DeMint, who spoke out this week, or any other serving member of Congress, suggesting they are going to blow off this week’s joint session and the president’s speech is just wrong.
We are back to a point that was raised in the last administration — with no success, mind you — when there was such an outcry against President George Bush.
Many of us commented then that his opponents could at least respect the office. Those who made jokes when someone tried to hit him with a thrown shoe overseas, for instance, would undoubtedly be ...

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