“Credo” from Attention Deficit Democracy

Credo for the New American Patriotism

I believe:

That politicians are more honest than they seem;

That government is more competent than it appears; That government is benevolent, regardless of how much

it wastes or how many people it harms;

That citizens must trust the government, regardless of how often it lies;

That democracy is a panacea, regardless of how often it fails;

That freedom is whatever the president says it is, pending revision.

—James Bovard, Attention Deficit Democracy



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4 Responses to “Credo” from Attention Deficit Democracy

  1. Kevin January 17, 2006 at 2:13 pm #

    Very Orwellian like. Looking forward to reading it after I get done with The Bush Betrayal.

  2. jimcrack January 21, 2006 at 9:05 pm #

    There was a book called “The Puzzle Palace” about the NSA. No truer words could describe the political state we’re in.


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