JS-Kit/Echo comments for article at http://smallestminority.blogspot.com/2008/10/i-moral-equivalence.html (9 comments)

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jsid-1223344972-597464  geekWithA.45 at Tue, 07 Oct 2008 02:02:52 +0000

The thing to remember is that Barack Obama is not a cause, nor prime mover.

He is a symptom, vaulted to prominence by a confluence of forces not of his design.(That they are of his liking is of no particular moment.)

There is nothing transcendent, original, or authentic about him. He is the product of the culmination of the schemes of others.

The extent of his popular support is a direct index to our national brokenness.

jsid-1223345458-597465  Kevin Baker at Tue, 07 Oct 2008 02:10:58 +0000


He, too is the result of decades of de-moralization that have resulted in half the voting population being subverted.

I'm at least old enough to remember when "loyal opposition" wasn't a ridiculous expression.

jsid-1223349216-597467  Russell at Tue, 07 Oct 2008 03:13:36 +0000

Is that why Obama is such an empty suit? Because he is a symptom and nothing real unto himself?

jsid-1223352854-597470  Kevin Baker at Tue, 07 Oct 2008 04:14:14 +0000

See tomorrow's QotD.

jsid-1223355749-597471  Unix-Jedi at Tue, 07 Oct 2008 05:02:29 +0000

.mp3 or it didn't happen. :)

Seriously, sounds nice - how was it taken?

jsid-1223387060-597477  Kevin Baker at Tue, 07 Oct 2008 13:44:20 +0000

The host didn't blow me off. Remember, we just had the "La Raza" scandal here in the Tucson Unified School District.

jsid-1223402895-597495  DirtCrashr at Tue, 07 Oct 2008 18:08:15 +0000

nothing transcendent, original, or authentic about him including his memoirs:

jsid-1223414583-597506  Stormy Dragon at Tue, 07 Oct 2008 21:23:03 +0000

>Calling Bill Ayers a school reformer
>is a bit like calling Joseph Stalin
>an agricultural reformer.

Speaking of moral equivalences, is comparing Bill Ayers to Stalin any less ridiculous than comparing him to George Washington?

jsid-1223418898-597510  Kevin Baker at Tue, 07 Oct 2008 22:34:58 +0000

It is less ridiculous when Stern uses the modifier "a bit" (hint: snark alert!) and "David" insists that Ayers and Washington were exactly the same! And isn't kidding.

Sterns comparison, too, has some validity. Did you read the piece?

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