Random commentary and senseless acts of blogging.
The first Republican president once said, "While the people retain their virtue and their vigilance, no administration by any extreme of wickedness or folly can seriously injure the government in the short space of four years." If Mr. Lincoln could see what's happened in these last three-and-a-half years, he might hedge a little on that statement.
Prisoners of Azkaban
Thursday, June 20, 2002
Jeff Goldstein has picked up and praised a column asserting essentially that Greenpeace is aiding terrorists by posting on the web descriptions of the results of a hypothetical terrorist attack on a chlorine plant in New York.
Just one question: if it is "either deliberately myopic or painfully stupid" to publish the information in the first place to score political points against chemical companies, what would you call further publicizing it to score political points against environmentalists?