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Thursday, December 01, 2005

Quotes from the blogosphere

From Bob Harris:
To those who repeat the current GOP spin that opponents of the war are motivated by a hatred of Bush or a desire to see America disgraced, I would like to respond.

I can speak for no one else, but it seems obvious to me that it is the war which disgraces America. It is the deaths of tens of thousands of innocent people which disgraces America. It is torture which disgraces America. It is imprisonment without trial which disgraces America. It is the use of chemical weapons which disgraces America. It is disdain for international law, the use of military power as a first resort, the intentional confusion of the Iraqi people with terrorists thousands of miles away in Afghanistan, and the corruption of the very word “democracy” which all disgrace America.

As an opponent of the war, I am trying to stop my country from being disgraced any further.
And on a somewhat lower level, Joseph Cannon writes about Ann Coulter:
That's always been the sad thing about Coulter: She dresses like someone who desperately longs for bombshell status, as though wrapping that hideous skeletal frame in black leather micro-minis will somehow make those prominent bones as jumpable as they are countable.
Joseph wasn't just in attack mode--he was defending the honor and privacy of a blonde much nicer and smarter than Coulter--actress Lydia Cornell, who has been guest-blogging from a Christian-left perspective over at Brad Blog.