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The world view of the United States correlates with the confidence it shows in its President

Hero worship of the worst kind.

 

If Bush had an irrefutable strategy,

Bush was pretty explicate from the beginning with his irrefutable strategy; corporate socialism of the worst kind. The corporate socialist knew it, and it didn't take a seer to know what kind of asshats he would eventually put into his cabinet.

The same cannot be said of all world leaders.

Such a generalization is wrong on so many levels. The unfortunate worst of which is that there are so few leaders. Perhaps that is what you meant - "...that can be said of all conniving bastard politicians who, while shilling for the corporate socialists, try to skim any lucre that falls out of their pockets". Yes; that must have been what you meant.

Will our enemies be inspired by our dissension? Probably, but that is the price we pay for having a democracy and freedom of speech.

In a few hundred years, when some large group actually has a democracy, they will look back on this era and be sick...as I am now. Until then, comments like that presume that there is actually dissension, and that it has gotten above the level of noise, that it will grow into something other than dissension and that whatever it grows into will be effective in making a real change in the system.

Similar comments about the insipid freedom of speech concepts - they sound so much like the Bushite line about how they hate us for...etc.

Never underestimate their intelligence, always underestimate their knowledge.

Frank Delaney ~ Ireland

by siegestate (siegestate or beyondwarispeace.com) on Tue Aug 7th, 2007 at 04:45:18 PM EST
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