Tag Archives: class warfare

Looking at it another way

Looking at it another way

Once one understands that the entire raison d’etre of this government is to loot the Titanic before it goes down, it all makes a twisted kind of sense.  The brutal cynicism, rabid venality and shameless lies all have a certain logic to them once one accepts that they know the ship is holed, fatally, and will, definitely, unquestionably, go down. They’re even taking the lifeboats. We’d better build some of our own.

Update: Ross McKibben in the London Review of Books nails it...

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School for scoundrels

School for scoundrels

They tried to justify this as a debating, critical thinking exercise. Maybe they could try this – You are a high ranking nazi who has kept his head down and is doing quite nicely. You are asked to create a multi-million Deutchmark spectacle extolling the virtues of fascism and the absolute necessity of exterminating inconvenient populations whilst aggressively fucking over all your neighbours.  What outfit do you wear to the event?