Our question for today was, using SEIU as an example, whether it's too political to call for passage of health care in the late Sen. Edward Kennedy's name. Commenters didn't seem to think it out of line. These two responses stuck out:
God forbid we talk about a man's passions and desires after his passing...
Kennedy would have no objection to using his passing as an argument for passing the healthcare he fought for for decades. He might have objected to the SEIU statement if it was politically clumsy, and has the opposite of the desired effect.