Blog Credo

The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed (and hence clamorous to be led to safety) by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary.

H.L. Mencken

Friday, October 17, 2014

The United States of Pants-Peeing Fear

Please read this:

And then explain to me how we are anything but a nation of quaking cowards, afraid of whatever shiny boogeyman that the media thrusts on to our TVs.

We are a nation that things we're John Wayne's Rooster Cogburn, but we're really Don Knotts' Barney Fife.

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