Quotes: Mark Shields Describes American Diversity Post-Tucson

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“We saw a white, Catholic, Republican federal judge murdered on his way to greet a Democratic [Jewish Congresswoman]. Her life was saved initially by a 20-year-old Mexican-American college student, and eventually by a Korean-American combat surgeon. And then it was all eulogized and explained by our African-American president… That’s a remarkable statement about the country.”

-MARK SHIELDS, political commentator, describing on PBS NewsHour how Americans of all backgrounds came together in wake of the Tucson shooting. (via PBS NewsHour)