[Marxism] Americans regret invasion, but still endorse occupation

David Quarter davidquarter at sympatico.ca
Wed Dec 22 19:00:30 MST 2004


From:           	"Eli Stephens" <elishastephens at hotmail.com>


> In a perfect example of what I was ranting about yesterday, here's a 
> headline from today's New York Times:
> 
> "Fighting On Is the Only Option, Americans Say"
> 
> Bullshit, I say. Some Americans, yes. A majority, yes. The VAST majority? 
> Definitely not.
> 
> And in an interesting attempt to use this article to shut the rest of us up, 
> or at least make sure our opinions aren't heard, the author quotes one of 
> his "man on the street interviewees" saying:
> 
> "Some people said that polls themselves were part of the problem.
> 
> "Charlie Eubanks, a cotton farmer and  lawyer from the Lower Rio Grande 
> Valley of Texas, said he supported President Bush but had been lukewarm 
> about going to war. Now, he said there was no choice but to fight on, and 
> that reports on opinion polls were only "aiding and abetting" the enemy by 
> making opponents think the American will is weak."
> 
> URL: 
> http://www.nytimes.com/2004/12/22/national/22react.html?hp&ex=1103778000&en=297b346cd31658fb&ei=5094&partner=homepage
> 


  Curious: how do you become a lawyer and at the same time be 
so brainwashed? This way of thinking is like a f*cking North 
American disease...




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