But this week, some reported comments were so remarkable that even we were forced to peek outside and take notice.
Judge among yourselves...
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is said to have said::
He was wowed by Obama's oratorical gifts and believed that the country was ready to embrace a black presidential candidate, especially one such as Obama -- a "light-skinned" African American "with no Negro dialect, unless he wanted to have one," as he said privately.
Former President Bill Clinton is said to have told the late Sen. Edward M. Kennedy:
Just a few years ago, President Obama would have been serving the pair coffee.
Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani said it:
"We had no domestic attacks under Bush. We've had one under Obama."
Those of us who were in the U.S. Capitol on September 11 when some hijackers tried to fly a plane up our skirts, beg to differ.