Friday, August 17, 2007

Moyers On Rove

"It’s so easy, as Karl knew, to scapegoat people you outnumber, and if God is love, as rumor has it, Rove knew that, in politics, you better bet on fear and loathing. Never mind that in stroking the basest bigotry of true believers you coarsen both politics and religion."

Full article here. Moyers and I don't quite agree on a lot of things, but this time I think he's called it about right: Greed and God became the formula for winning elections. And a few election cycles later, he leaves behind a shambles.

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