Thursday, April 16, 2009

The highest calling

Political parties appeal to the public with they say, and they betray the public with what they do. This is why it is important not to become enraptured by what they say.

Barack Obama can make a speech to piss your pants, but he can also kill kids no older than his own because his job demands it. This is the same person who, alone, inspired, and, elected, wields the bloody scepter of the state and carries on its mission with aplomb.

Isn't it strange the national impulse to enlist decent people into the service of power, only to question to their responsibilities after it is too late?

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