If you do a Google search for "Trent Lott complimented Strom Thurman" you'll get 51,700 hits.<quoted text>
Trent Lott complimented Strom Thurman
So, first, I'm busting you on cutting and pasting random crap from conservative blogs, instead of giving a more thoughtful reply.
Second, his name is Strom Thurmond, not "Thurman." He was a "Dixiecrat", a Southern Democrat that hated the idea of civil rights. So much so, that he filibustered for more than 24 hours the Civil Rights Act of 1957 (still a record!), and in the mid-1960s he opposed the civil rights legislation to end segregation and enforce the voting rights of African-American citizens. That's why Trent Lott's comments were not well received.
There are a lot of negatives to being an old guy, but a positive is that I won't be fooled by those who merely cut and paste the words of others (at least as long as my memory remains intact!)