What Kind of Memorial Service?
10:33 AM, Jan 12, 2011 • By DANIEL HALPER
Jennifer Rubin wonders whether the planned memorial service tonight in Tucson is appropriate. As the Washington Post reported yesterday, "The service is set for 8 p.m. Eastern time at the University of Arizona's basketball arena, the school said. It will include a Native American blessing, a moment of silence, a poetry reading and the presentation of a chain featuring messages from members of the public, the school announced."
"Frankly," Rubin writes in response to the description of the memorial service, "it sounds kind of weird and unserious."
Rubin goes on to quote someone who used to work in the White House:
Whole thing here.