May 24, 2004
I don't think it's accurate to describe America as polarized between Democrats and Republicans, or between liberals and conservatives. It's polarized between the people who believe George Bush and the people who do not. Thanks to some contested ballots in a state governed by the president's brother, a once-proud country has been delivered into the hands of liars, thugs, bullies, fanatics and thieves. The world pities or despises us, even as it fears us. What this election will test is the power of money and media to fool us, to obscure the truth and alter the obvious, to hide a great crime against the public trust under a blood-soaked flag. The most lavishly funded, most cynical, most sophisticated political campaign in human history will be out trolling for fools. I pray to God it doesn't catch you.
A nice call to arms, what? I really do enjoy good polemics. From The Independent Weekly via The Gamer's Nook.
Posted by Linkmeister at May 24, 2004 05:13 PM
I was floored when I read Hal's piece -- truly a remarkable piece, if ever there was one today.