I’ve been fascinated to watch over the past ten years the drift of US liberals towards from being peacenik, kumbaya — singing rather ineffectual types to being the authoritarian wing of US politics, and as totally in love with the concept of perpetual war as the Republicans in the Bush era.
Kudos to this journalist for having the backbone to stand by his principles, I wish there were more like him.
I’ve lost count of the number of time I’ve been attacked by liberal and leftist hate mobs for opposing the recent military interventions of the FUKUS axis (France, UK, USA)
“But we have to save the people from a brutal tyrant,” they scream.
Yes and deliver them into the hands of an even more brutal theorcracy in most cases. If the people haven’t asked to be saved we have no business saving them,” I reply
Gratifyingly the tide does seem to be turning. If only we had more honest juornalists to talk about what is really happening in the middle east, the migrant ghettos of European cities, Africa, South East Asia and South America that tide would turn more quickly.