Why does the Catholic Church traditionally forbid eulogies?
Anyone who watched the funeral service for Coretta Scott King the other day, does not have to ask this question. Whether or not you agree with the sentiments of those who harped about illegal wiretapping (which in recent history has been the practice of both parties, including the Kennedy and Johnson administrations -- that's right, Jesse, I said "Kennedy"), such posturing does not serve the memory of the dead, only the self-aggrandizing aspirations of the living.
Cartoonist Chris Muir makes sure Damon reminds us. Not to be outdone, Mark Shea brings it on home -- literally.
Meanwhile, I still have a dream...