Friday, February 24, 2006

Of cabbages and kings

Great comment on Balloon Juice from the always-interesting ppGaz, on the UAE port deal:

It’s really the same issue as the Cheney lawyer-shoot story. It’s about the arrogance and fuck-you attitude of these people. The NSA story strikes me as being in the same category. For that matter, the whoe Iraq war is in this category.

These are people who don’t like process, because it gets in their way. They don’t like courts. They don’t like the legislative branch. They don’t like the press. They really don’t like the people. They want to do whatever they want to do, and fuck anyone who doesn’t like it.

When the apologists and the spinmonkeys are playing with their feet and wondering why we “hate Bush”—this is why. This is exactly. America is all about the rejection of the King model of government. These people want to be kings.

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