Marx had the order wrong. The first time round it’s funny. Here is Bill O’Reilly, one of the most popular talk show hosts in the Murdoch empire, “on the radio(mp3 link)”:http://mediamatters.org/static/audio/oreilly-20040616.mp3 on Thursday this week.
bq.. Because look … when 2 percent of the population feels that you’re doing the m a favour, just forget it, you’re not going to win. You’re not going to win. And I don’t have any respect by and large for the Iraqi people at all. I have no respect for them. I think that they’re a prehistoric group that is — yeah, there’s excuses.
Sure, they’re terrorized, they’ve never known freedom, all of that. There’s excuses. I understand. But I don’t have to respect them because you know when you have Americans dying trying to you know institute some kind of democracy there, and 2 percent of the people appreciate it, you know, it’s time to — time to wise up.
And this teaches us a big lesson, that we cannot intervene in the Muslim world ever again. What we can do is bomb the living daylights out of them, just like we did in the Balkans. Just as we did in the Balkans. Bomb the living daylights out of them. But no more ground troops, no more hearts and minds, ain’t going to work.
They’re just people who are primitive.
p. And here is e.e. cummings, in 1944
yunnuhstan dem doidee
yguduh ged riduh
ydoan o nudn
LISN bud LISN
lidl yelluh bas
tuds weer goin