Tuesday, September 26, 2006

Coalition of the Stupid

It is a happy moment when an article like this jumps out at me. Funny, intelligent, witty and brutally honest Phillip Adams is clearly one of the more passionate and truthful journalists out there. For all of you who despair at the state of our mainstream media and wonder why isn't anyone telling it like it is, have a read of this:

Coalition of the Wicked and Stupid
Surprise, surprise - the Iraq war has increased terrorism worldwide, writes Phillip Adams
The Australian Newspaper, Sep 26 2006
(included here with permission of Phillip Adams)

"WITHIN days of 9/11 Susan Sontag gave the world some famous advice. "Let's by all means grieve together. But let's not be stupid together."

Fearing a stupendously stupid response by Washington and Canberra, I began my next column with Sontag's quote, which provoked for me, as for her, the most enraged reaction in a long career."

Read full article here: http://www.theaustralian.news.com.au/story/0,20867,20474701-12272,00.html

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