Monday, March 17, 2014

He Held These Truths To Be Self-Evident



To today's Republicans, "security" means lobbing a missile once in a while, or invading the occasional country that has a crappy military to be sure people know we're the world's toughest guys. (Trying to remember: who was president when Putin invaded Georgia, and what was the timing vis a vis our invasion of Iraq, not to mention a face-to-face meeting with whichever president that was) and what did we do other than have John McCain declare, on cue, "We're all (insert name of relevant country)s now"?)

FDR, on the other hand, even in the midst of a world war, understood that real security obtains when citizens have access to jobs and living wages, among other things.

Silly commie. What did he know?

Courtship

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