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LAST YEAR'S RAGGED KNEE AWARD | 2002-04-27

The average conservative has the memory of a fly on LSD. So last year's Ragged Knee recipient will astonish this year's conservative community.

No one fought for the leftist agenda with less regard for human decency than did Clinton's Attorney General Janet Reno. Bill was a flagrant sociopath, but Reno put on airs of having a conscience. She stopped every investigation of Clinton after he reappointed her for his second term.

So Bush appointed John Ashcroft to succeed Reno, and he did every bit as good a job as she did for the political left. The right threw away all its power to get him confirmed and he paid them back in wonderful respectable conservative style. He condemned everything liberals condemned and stopped everything that worried Clinton at least as well as Reno had ever done.

See April 28, 2001 - THE RAGGED KNEE AWARD. So last year's Ragged Knee Award was earned by Attorney General John Ashcroft.

As always, last year's biggest turncoat is this year's conservative hero.