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Saturday, June 5, 2004
16:28 - The human race must be destroyed!
http://www.villagevoice.com/issues/0403/feingold.php

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Everybody's linking to this, with progressively larger and larger excerpts wherever I find it. So, hey, me too:

No U.S. president, I expect, will ever appoint a Secretary of the Imagination. But if such a cabinet post ever were created, and Richard Foreman werenít immediately appointed to it, youíd know that the Republicans were in power. Republicans donít believe in the imagination, partly because so few of them have one, but mostly because it gets in the way of their chosen work, which is to destroy the human race and the planet. Human beings, who have imaginations, can see a recipe for disaster in the making; Republicans, whose goal in life is to profit from disaster and who donít give a hoot about human beings, either canít or wonít. Which is why I personally think they should be exterminated before they cause any more harm.

That's from the opening paragraph of a theater review in The Village Voice.

Where it'll be read by people who, even if they don't particularly agree with the writer's sentiments, will smirk and chuckle and nod rather than write outraged letters to the editor.

At what point can we conclude that whatever mental illness has gripped the far Left over the past few years has finally metastasized into the fertile fields of the mainstream?

Ye gods. Unbelievable.


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