[FoRK] Another one bites the dust
<jbone at place.org> on
Wed Feb 27 11:10:17 PST 2008
On Feb 27, 2008, at 1:03 PM, Jeff Bone wrote:
> On Feb 27, 2008, at 11:09 AM, J. Andrew Rogers wrote:
>> I'm having a really hard time getting worked up over the quote.
> Even in context this quote is an example of some of the most
> pernicious right-thinking of the last several decades, namely:
> security needs justify any excess, any tyranny, etc. At the end of
> the day this may well be true, but this philosophy has been
> egregiously abused over the years and is to blame for the rampant
> fearmongering of the right.
Lastly, this offending paragraph is an example of the inconsistency I
was referring to. At various points Buckley would have appeared to
have taken both sides of the question he poses.
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