The Republicans will blame the Democrats, and the Democrats the Republicans - Journal of Omnifarious
Mar. 3rd, 2005
02:01 pm - The Republicans will blame the Democrats, and the Democrats the Republicans
And they'll snipe back and forth at eachother about how evil the other side is, and meanwhile quietly continue to pursue all the same strategies they always pursue. Nothing will change very much until it changes suddenly for everybody, and by then it will be too late.
I only hope we drive ourselves into complete economic ruin (which we're trying hard to do right now) before something worse happens.
I'm not down on America. I'm not exactly down on capitalism. I think the human race has a lot of potential. Whether or not we deserve to exist is a question we'll answer by continuing to exist or not, and doesn't need any moral stance on my part.
No, I'm only concerned with our continuing existence, which, of course, puts me in the optimist camp that thinks we deserve it. My morale is just suffering a bit of pummeling right now.