"How did it come to pass that an opposition's measure of a president's foreign policy was all or nothing, success or "failure"? The answer is that the political absolutism now normal in Washington arrived at the moment--Nov. 7, 2000--that our politics subordinated even a war against terror to seizing the office of the presidency." - Daniel Henninger - WSJ 11/18/05
"the slovenliness of our language makes it easier for us to have foolish thoughts." - George Orwell

Thursday, August 10, 2006

The "New" Normal....

I won't mix words here and blabber on too much. Dean Barnett has a very thoughtful post today at Hugh Hewitt Townhall about how we view normal.

What on earth do I mean? Read on and you will understand....

From Dean Barnett at Hugh Hewitt:


As you all know by now, a terrorist plot in England was foiled in the last 24 hours. The plan was to blow up something like a half dozen passenger planes, perhaps over American cities. The British authorities characterized the plot as an effort to commit “mass murder on an unimaginable scale.”

What a poignant choice of words that is......(Read on)
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