‘Appealed for calm ...’:
Maybe I live in a cocoon and don’t have a feel for the public mood on Monday’s big gay marriage day. Or maybe Archbishop Sean P. O'Malley
lives in a cocoon and knows all the kooks who are about to fly off the handle on Monday. ... Otherwise, I haven’t heard a peep of angst about Monday, the day the world is supposed to end. ...
‘Not that the current US administration was very popular ...’: Oh please.
The Euros are now saying a new “Iraq generation” is springing up like the “Vietnam generation.” As if they needed a catchy slogan and inglorious incident to justify anti-Americanism that existed well before 9/11 and Iraq. ... On the opposite end of the Iraq-debate spectrum, the tough-guy Armchair General Pundits have found a new rallying call: the rest of us are engaging in ‘moral panic.’
That’s the new beehive buzz you’ll be hearing a lot more of in coming weeks as the Bush fanatics regroup. ... Hub Blog thoroughly enjoyed hearing pro-war conservatives like Andrew Sullivan and David Brooks actually expressing doubt about some of their intellectual presumptions about the war, occupation and the previously infallible Bush administration. It was a long overdue and welcome bout of honesty. ... Enough on Iraq. ... Oooooops.
Damn Blogger Pro!
-- Reader No. 1 makes a good catch on above Oooooops item: "Let voters
judge"? Emphasis added.