The mysterious IOZ reveals himself to be of a libertarian persuasion in comment (I would say “comments,” but, well, you go to war with the blog you have … ). And it didn’t take long for a prominent public figure to confirm the IOZ thesis.
Edwards told the crowd of 500 people that the country's global has been damaged by George W. Bush and is in desperate need of repair. "I don’t mean to do this just so we can feel good,” Edwards said. "We need to do this because the fact is that when
doesn’t lead, there is no leader in the world." America
That almost sounds like something our beloved president would say. Both Edwards and Bush operate from the assumption that
I tend to react negatively to anything which floats above, or suggests that floating above, the muck is the only productive or honorable course. This is the view of David "pox on both their houses [especially the Democrats] " Broder, the "everybody but us are losers" attitude of the South Park guys, Nader's Gush and Bore, etc... And, ultimately, this is part of the message of Children of Men. The government is right wing and bad. The dissenters are left wing and bad, and so bad they team up with Islamic terrorists and see revolution as an end in itself. Salvation is to be found not within but outside the system. Only those who set up camp outside the existing order offer possible salvation.
I've got nothing against those who see the corruption of the system as an insurmountable problem, it's those who apparently see human nature as an insurmountable problem but then imagine there are Super Humans who can somehow transcend this.
I don’t remember any teaming up with Islamic terrorists, but I may have missed something along the way—maybe I got distracted by the genetically engineered giant raving street preacher who was onscreen for exactly one second.
But I agree that an Edwards/Gore/Obama/(