Friday, July 22, 2005
Sad commentary on the times
is when someone who is "merely" a right-wing pro-business Federalist Society stalwart, like Supreme Court nomineee Bob Roberts, seems downright sane and middle-of-the-road compared to raving religious lunatics that Bush *could* have nominated, like Judge Roy Moore. Roberts is more of a Goldwater/George H.W. Bush Republican rather than a raving lunatic like Roy Moore or a moron like George W. Bush. It's ironic that this makes him almost a leftist in today's America...
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Posted by: BadTux / 7/22/2005 12:27:00 PM
Roberts has an appalling level of deference to the powers of the presidency and an equally disconcerting disregard for the rights of individuals against corporate power. The first matter means that he couldn't have been mainstream in 1914, even if the second points in that direction. Hmmm, a corporate statist -- that's a fascist. Has that become mainstream in modern America?
# posted by optional : 1/8/05 4:49 PM
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