[FoRK] The real threat of reactionary socialism

Jeff Bone jbone at place.org
Sun May 25 11:15:46 PDT 2008


On May 25, 2008, at 3:06 AM, Joseph S. Barrera III wrote:
> Jeff Bone wrote:
>
>> She's a nutbar, and she makes some comments that are, frankly, pretty
>> outrageous --- yet the only place it's initially picked up is in the
>> right-nutbar media.
>
> The NYT picked it up:
>
> http://www.nytimes.com/2008/05/23/business/worldbusiness/23oil.html?em&ex=1211774400&en=9338b3d05b4d1799&ei=5087%0A
>
> "At another point, Ms. Waters brazenly suggested that perhaps the  
> American oil industry should be nationalized, acknowledging that it  
> was an “extreme step” but one that might be necessary if outsize  
> profits and exorbitant gasoline prices continued."

Hadn't seen that one, thanks...

Interestingly choice of words, "brazenly..."

jb





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