Friday, April 01, 2005


History Repeating Itself

From an earlier time:

They were evil: we were good. They told lies: we spoke the truth. Our cause was just, our purposes noble, and in victory we were magnanimous. What a wonderful country we were! I loved it so.

But now having descended down the torturous, lying, brutalizing years of this bloody war. I have come to the dank and lightless bottom of the well: I have come to root against the country that once I blindly loved.
Source: Art Hoppe To Root Against Your Country San Francisco Chronicle March 1, 1971

When Republicans use "rooting against your country" as a talking point, it might be well to remember how the Republican's dishonorable actions force patriots to feel this way.


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