Thursday, June 22, 2006

I have just had a conversation with someone whom I consider to be quite intelligent, until he said this:
George W Bush is the worst thing that has happened to the world.

Now, I'll give him credit for being drunk (even though he repeated it); however, is Bush really worse than the Nazis or their Holocaust? Joe Stalin and the gulags? Worse than Pol Pot or Mao Zedong?

This guy is clever and informed and realised—after some remonstration on my part—what he had said; but it is indicative of the Left's ability to indulge in moral equivalence. Fuck 'em.

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