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The Longest Now

Watergate returns, in earnest
Thursday January 22nd 2004, 7:50 pm
Filed under: poetic justice

So some snooping and ‘breaking in’ has been going on for a long time… to cement the re-election of our popular president, among other things.  I don’t know what to say to that, except… I know some people on both sides of the fence who have mused publicly that they would love to do just this.  There’s something deeply wrong with our set of acceptable morals that makes everyone think

  1. They’re right about complex national issues, and the others are wrong, and

  2. Realizing their pure vision / defeating the others justifies almost any means.

When my brightest and sweetest friends start wandering into this territory, I worry.

Watergate returns, in earnest …

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