Whistling Dixie: GOP's Southern Strategy Gives Life to Lott

Senate Republicans don't seem much chastened by the "thumpin'" they received North of the Mason Dixon line. Check out the new leadership lineup:

  1. Kentucky's voting-rights subverter Mitch McConnell
  2. Mississipi's segregation nostalgist Trent Lott
  3. Tennessee's Lamar Alexander

What kind of message does that send to the lonely ladies up in Maine?