The Bush administration and its conservative allies have systematically undermined democracy in the United States. Conservatives routinely call for the suppression of
minority voting; pay journalists to act as administration shills; produce illegal, government-funded propaganda; ignore ethical standards for their leaders; regularly subordinate public needs to corporate interests; and hand out corrupt military contracts to their business friends . Until these practices are put to an end - and people are held accountable - claims that the right-wing is the torch bearer for democracy will ring hollow.
Wednesday, March 02, 2005
Democracy starts at home
What makes the Bushies' "soaring rhetoric" about democracy abroad so especially nauseating, of course, is their blatant contempt for it at home. As the Center for American Progress points out,
Posted by Nils at 3/02/2005 08:57:00 AM