Monday, December 03, 2007

Check out this bit that stuck with me from Bob Herbert's column from last week on the GOP debates:

I'll concede that it's difficult to have a thoughtful exploration of
complex issues in a format that allows a candidate just 90 seconds to answer.
But the Republicans, far more than the Democrats, go out of their way to present
themselves as 21st-century Rambos - a childish, cartoonish posture that solves
nothing and can easily lead to tragedy in a world that is in fact quite

Now ponder this depressing tidbit: Rambo hits theaters in January 2008.

Right on cue. Now that's a blow to my faith in humanity.

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