Can an Entire Country go Mad?
Can we wake up soon enough to see this?
"Sooner or later, the Bushistas and the American public will find out, to their astonishment and chagrin, that 'the world' beyond will not tolerate this behavior much longer, and moreover, that the community of nations, comprising the 'other' 95% of the world's population, is quite capable of devastating, albeit non-military, retaliation."
posted by Cyndy
...Psychopathy – the failure to recognize, much less to empathize with, the personal human dignity, rights, and feelings of others, is displayed in the Bush administration de-funding of Medicare, Social Security, veterans’ benefits, and furthermore, in the callous disregard of the lives and safety of the unfortunate Iraqis beneath the U.S. military’s cruise-missiles, shells, and bombs. Sure enough, the Bush word-smiths recognize compassion as a politically potent concept – hence “Compassionate Conservatism.” But the astute citizen will (untypically) follow Richard Nixon’s advice: “don’t pay attention to what [they] say, pay attention to what [they] do. [ read it all ]