Washington’s Brazen Hypocrisy
Over at the Lew Rockwell blog, Michael Rozeff makes a fine point on Washington’s skyrocketing hypocrisy:
How could the government be so brazenly hypocritical? you might ask. George Orwell explains the logic of nationalism:
Actions are held to be good or bad, not on their own merits, but according to who does them, and there is almost no kind of outrage — torture, the use of hostages, forced labor, mass deportations, imprisonment without trial, forgery, assassination, the bombing of civilians — which does not change its moral color when it is committed by “our” side.