Now it appears that voters are willing to turn over Congress to a party most of whose representatives voted against allowing the National Security Agency to surveil without a court order al-Qaida suspects when they place calls to persons in the United States and against allowing terrorist interrogations under rules supported by John McCain.Googling the quote lead me to this post by Neo Neo-Con. She and I have traveled almost exactly the same paths, and the internets played a big part.
We are weary, it seems, and ready to go back on holiday. Some things -- a nuclear attack on the United States, the successful release of a disease pathogen that could kill millions -- are just too horrifying to think about. But maybe we should think more about them. As Leon Trotsky is supposed to have said, "You may not be interested in war, but war is interested in you."
Monday, October 23, 2006
You may not be interested in war, but war is interested in you
A quote found in Barone's column today,