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Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Translating Glenn Greenwald

According to Glenn Greenwald (commenting on Benjamin Netanyahu's invitation from House Republicans to address Congress):

I think a better question is whether the ovation will be longer and more enthusiastic than those accorded American Presidents. It is ironic indeed that the same GOP members who will stand and cheer wildly for this foreign leader in conflict with their own country's President are typically the first to scream "unpatriotic!" accusations at others.

My translation:
As Everybody Knows, conservatism is a matter of obeying orders. Why won't conservatives obey our orders?
I have said this before, but it bears repeating.

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