Tuesday, May 15, 2012

BREAKING: Politics seen in political stance taken by political leader.

I'm not really sure why the New York Times would poll this question, but it's a deeply stupid one. Unless one can read minds, the personal motivations of individual politicians are unknowable.

This is why I was never much interested in why George W. Bush wanted to invade Iraq. Was it PNAC, revenge for Daddy, the oil -- or blowing shit up for Jesus? Who cares? And how can you know?

All that matters to me is getting the policy right. Everything else is a waste of time.

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