[FoRK] Personal responsibility... out of fashion

Russell Turpin deafbox at hotmail.com
Thu Apr 14 11:48:27 PDT 2005


>In government, for example, no one was held responsible for major failures 
>in intelligence in either the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks or what 
>former CIA Director George Tenet called the "slam dunk" conclusion that 
>Iraq had weapons of mass destruction. Instead, President Bush awarded Tenet 
>the Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honor.

We have entered the era of faith-based politicis. Having your
"heart" in the right place -- which in this case means in
service to the new GOP -- counts for more than factual
inaccuracy or measurable failure to achieve goals.




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