March 7, 2004

Everyone Should Be A Critic

Apparently, some people feel that it’s pretty easy to aid and comfort the enemy. F’rinstance, voting for someone who earned medals in Vietnam is apparently aid and comfort.

I’ve got some comfort for you. How about knowing that America is going to waste a bunch of time waging war against Iraq instead of coming after you? That had to be a comforting thought for at least a few people.

As a matter of general principle, I believe there can be no doubt that criticism in time of war is essential to the maintenance of any kind of democratic government … Too many people desire to suppress criticism simply because they think it will give some comfort to the enemy … If that comfort makes the enemy feel better for a few moments, they are welcome to it as far as I am concerned, because the maintenance of the right of criticism in the long run will do the country maintaining it a great deal more good than it will do the enemy, and it will prevent mistakes which might otherwise occur. - Sen. Robert Taft, R-Ohio, December 1941

Seems like a good quote. Found here.

George Dudya Bush is our Warped President.

Posted by James at March 7, 2004 6:07 PM
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