07 May 2004

More homework

For those with strong stomachs, first take a look at the photograph here, then read this comment about it, then see what Rush Limbaugh had to say about it.

Then you're ready for David Neiwert's long, distressing essay Rush, Newspeak, and Fascism. It's long, but it's a good read. I've been meaning to encourage y'all to read it for a while, now. Today, having seen the quotes from the wingnut press about the Iraqi prisoners (and there's seemingly an infinite supply of irresponsible rhetoric on the right) it seems essential.