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Friday, February 28, 2003

watch out george bush and gore vidal

we've not really ever been a fan of norman mailer, but we have to pass this article of his on to you: gaining and empire, losing democracy. in it, mr. mailer makes some pithy comments that we are afraid we ourselves have conjectured in the recesses of our minds late at night.

my guess though, is that, like it or not, want it or not, america is going to go to war because that is the only solution bush and his people can see. the dire prospect that opens, therefore, is that america is going to become a mega-banana republic where the army will have more and more importance in americans' lives. it will be an ever greater and greater overlay on the american system. and before it is all over, democracy, noble and delicate as it is, may give way. my long experience with human nature - i'm 80 years old now - suggests that it is possible that fascism, not democracy, is the natural state.

woe to the world if mr. mailer is correct.

posted by skippy at 8:16 PM |


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