The Wretched Mind of the American Authoritarian

neo-con coward Jonah Goldberg

Decadent governments often spawn a decadent citizenry. A 22-year-old Nebraska resident was arrested yesterday for waterboarding his girlfriend as she was tied to a couch, because he wanted to know if she was cheating on him with another man; I wonder where he learned that? There are less dramatic though no less nauseating examples of this dynamic. In The Chicago Tribune today, there is an Op-Ed from Jonah Goldberg — the supreme, living embodiment of a cowardly war cheerleader — headlined: “Why is Assange still alive?” It begins this way: I’d like to ask a simple question: Why isn’t Julian Assange dead? http://www.salon.com/news/opinion/glenn_greenwald/2010/10/29/goldberg/index.html