The problem with politics today

Political idealogues — on both the right and left — often make self serving noise rather than taking sensible positions that are in the best interest of our great country. Here’s a thoughtful point of view on “Farenheit 9/11” by Dave Winer, who generally holds liberal views:

About the Michael Moore movie, Farenheit 9/11. I haven’t seen it and I don’t plan to. I’m an American before I’m a member of any political party, and I have more invested in the intelligence of our decision-making process than in any one decision. I’d rather re-elect Bush than elect a president based on Moore’s politics.

Yesterday on NPR they played an excerpt where he confronts members of Congress and asks if they would send their children to fight in Iraq. What a ridiculous question. No parent will say yes to that question. You could have asked that question on the Capitol steps during World War II and they still wouldn’t say yes.

See how this cheapens the question of whether we should be in Iraq? In a smart world, we wouldn’t be there, but it isn’t because Congress people won’t say yes when confronted by a camera crew.

Moore is the worst of American politics, an opportunist, an anti-intellectual.

Vote no on Moore.

From Scripting News.

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