The chickens come home

Columnist, polemicist, and anti-union ideologue, Linda Chavez withdrew her nomination for secretary of labor in Bush II on January 10 when it became public that in the early nineties, she had taken in an abused Guatemalan woman, an illegal immigrant, and housed her for two years-an altruistic act, apparently one of many. We pondered: Right action for wrong reason? Wrong action for right reason? None of the above?

Certainly other...

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