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Are Brad Paisley and Rand Paul the bravest men in America?

Former_Naval_Person Wrote: Apr 12, 2013 11:04 AM
Item three - predicted by Daniel Patrick Moynihan in the mid 60's and proven with data in Charles Murray's book "Losing Ground".

Er, no. At least not by my lights. But maybe the country singer and the first-term senator are contenders for that title according to the attorney general of the United States, Eric Holder.

In 2009, Holder famously declared in a speech that America is a "nation of cowards" because it refuses to talk about race "enough." What constitutes enough race talk in our private time seems like a hard thing to quantify, and I'm not sure Holder has any idea how to do it either.

Holder was hardly the first, nor will he be the last,...