Limbaugh Meets Coulter Psychobabble

RECEIVED Fri., June 9, 2006

Dear Editor,
    In response to Vance McDonald's Limbaugh-meets-Coulter psychobabble "Restricting Freedom to Save It" [“Postmarks,” June 9] ... well, where to begin?
    In his rantings, Mr. McDonald strings together Fox News echo-chamber terms including neo-leftist, moral bankruptcy, moral relativism, Islamic fascist ... oh yeah, throw in national security and freedom, as if he had some profound insight on geopolitics.
    Let's clear the air because the bullshit is pretty thick here.
    Neo-leftist? This term is a red herring to the actual problem for our country and the world ... neo-conservatism.
    The Bush administration, whose names read out as the roll call of the Project for the New American Century (who wrote the neo-con manifesto), exploited a national tragedy to enter into a war they had planned in the 1990s while the murderer of nearly 3,000 Americans is rarely mentioned and is still free after nearly six years.
    Moral bankruptcy?! These are rendition torture boys on their world tour. As long as we're talking bankruptcy, check our national debt ... they spend like democrats ... oh! and another tax cut for the rich! I guess we poor schmoes have to make sacrifices for this Orwellian war of semantics and pseudo-reality.
    Fascism?! We're talking about George “ignore law by signing statement” Bush. "I'm the decider!" Any dissent is not tolerated ... Joe Wilson (sic 'em Dick). Big Brother, aka total information awareness. Oh yeah, appointment to the presidency versus elected.
    Where have you been the past six years?
    I could go on but I'll just conclude by saying ... turn off Fox News and Rush for a few days and this dementia should pass.
Christopher W. Ringstaff
Rockport
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