They captured him on Sunday, just as our government badgered them to do. But hey, at least nobody is firing the Travel Office staff, right? Or losing money on Arkansas land deals? Now those were abuses of power we could get angry about, right?
Beyond the cynicism and the crass deception that is behind this sick trick lies something more stomach churning - the reality that a set of folks knows better and they are willing to pull any stunt, wrap their lies in slick marketing talk and stirring God talk to get what they want.
The people who we depend on have decided that the manipulation of fear combined with the divisions of faith, race & class is the path to being elected, rather than selected, in 2004. They have defined patriotism as being in blind lock-step with their POV. They have reduced discourse to a surreal series of communication manipulations backed by Orwellian backdrops spouting sound bites that have been market tested to insure shock and awe among the bleating sheep that they have pounded the U.S. citizens into.