Thursday, March 06, 2008
they hung him from a cross:
The Clinton people pull a Time/OJ on Obama, and yet Samantha Power is to be criticized for calling HRC a "monster"? There are a number of words for people who exploit racism to win themselves power, and "monster" is the most polite among them.
--Spencer Ackerman
Sounds great.

Hey, do any of the new theorists worry about creeping imperialism? I mean, if we get really good and ruling over hostile natives, won't we be tempted to try it more often?

Do these guys talk about that? This has been a problem for democracy since, well, Pericles.
Blogger chrismealy | 10:32 PM

Chris, this will be the subject of one of these pieces. After all, who prosecutes a counterinsurgency? Either an occupying power or a government that does not command the loyalty of its people.
Blogger Spencer Ackerman | 4:49 AM