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I just want to make clear that you are saying that the American left thinks it's ok to be racist if it means opposting Bush.

Because that seems like a very "knee-jerk" reaction to the American left itself...  If we are going to allow that there might be some nuance in Bush's decisionmaking, I hope we can allow the same for the "American left."

I still don't see why "race" has to be a factor in opposing the selling of our ports to a firm in country that used to support the Taliban, which we are supposedly in need of protection from.  We are talking about the privatizing of security and questioning political alliances.

If the hijackers had been British, do you think we'd have be fine with the British running our ports?  9I was shocked to learn any foreign entity was running them, btw!) After Katrina, do we trust the Administration to run entrust our security to the most qualified people or to those whom they owe favors?  There are a lot of factors.  Race is only one of them.

Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities. -Voltaire

by p------- on Thu Feb 23rd, 2006 at 12:26:02 PM EST
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