Digby says we're frogs being slowly boiled to death:
Meanwhile, there's a piece at Kos today on the actual
When Sy Hersh warned us a few months back to start moving cash and buy that property in
But the apocalyptic vision isn’t what’s getting to me. It’s that coarsening. It's that gradual-boiling-to-death thing.
I just read Thomas Jefferson and the other founders on the subject of religion and state. Their thinking is so… free... it’s actually breathtaking, and sad. Flash forward 250 years and they’d be under death threats. So what kind of a nation, you have to ask, would elect the leaders we have today? And then stand by as they threaten violence, practice torture, lie with impunity, loot the treasury, rig elections, and stifle dissent? What kind of citizens think Fox News is a good idea, want to kill “towelheads,” and think W. is a godly man?
The answer is us. Gradually, this is what we have become. And that’s when I wonder again about leaving.