Sunday, May 08, 2005

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What a great phrase!

Dubya places religion over science, refuses to acknowledge that global warming even exists as a planetary peril, and has never shown the slightest interest in conservation, mass transport, or anything else that might prevent the paving over of every inch of countryside. He would plant oil rigs in Arlington Cemetery and shovel straight through the bones of dead soldiers if reserves were discovered beneath the rows of white crosses, and chainsaw the last tree in the rainforest out of pure spite. James Wolcott

The entire post is great but the imagery in especially the last sentence just gave me chills. I once was a bigger fan of Blair's than I am now, much like his own countryman; amazing what a preemptive, aggressive war will do.