Every politician worth his salt has “canned” lines, ready to serve up at a moment’s questioning. Get asked the same questions by constituents and interviewers from townhall to townhall and from interview to interview, giving numerous speeches along the campaign trail, and you’re bound to have stock answers. Let me be clear, this includes President… Read more »
Posts by Wordsmith
In last night’s GOP debate, the question of waterboarding came up. Why? it is so 2006, 2009, 2014. The last of 3 HVTs who were ever waterboarded by the CIA happened in 2003. LA Times: For many, waterboarding became a divisive symbol of America’s war on terror in the George W. Bush administration. Critics called… Read more »
Bernie Sanders on SNL was well done. The GOP entrance debacle in last night’s debate? *Facepalm* Not so much.
Guantanamo- the least worst option, during a time of “a new kind” of war. It’s been much maligned- some criticism I feel does have merit and consideration; much does not. If it’s become any kind of propaganda bonanza for our enemies, it’s only because of the hysteria and hyperventilation and the mythic distortions and outright… Read more »