<!-- --><style type="text/css">@import url(https://www.blogger.com/static/v1/v-css/navbar/3334278262-classic.css); div.b-mobile {display:none;} </style> </head><body><script type="text/javascript"> function setAttributeOnload(object, attribute, val) { if(window.addEventListener) { window.addEventListener('load', function(){ object[attribute] = val; }, false); } else { window.attachEvent('onload', function(){ object[attribute] = val; }); } } </script> <div id="navbar-iframe-container"></div> <script type="text/javascript" src="https://apis.google.com/js/plusone.js"></script> <script type="text/javascript"> gapi.load("gapi.iframes:gapi.iframes.style.bubble", function() { if (gapi.iframes && gapi.iframes.getContext) { gapi.iframes.getContext().openChild({ url: 'https://www.blogger.com/navbar.g?targetBlogID\x3d12700298\x26blogName\x3dillumined+horizon\x26publishMode\x3dPUBLISH_MODE_BLOGSPOT\x26navbarType\x3dBLUE\x26layoutType\x3dCLASSIC\x26searchRoot\x3dhttp://illuminedhorizon.blogspot.com/search\x26blogLocale\x3den_US\x26v\x3d2\x26homepageUrl\x3dhttp://illuminedhorizon.blogspot.com/\x26vt\x3d-1705833956034708100', where: document.getElementById("navbar-iframe-container"), id: "navbar-iframe" }); } }); </script>
0 comments | Thursday, November 08, 2007

I never realized how much the macho mindset, often leads one to vote Republican. I just saw an Iraq documentary called War Tapes, and one of the soldiers in it (who was reading the Nation Magazine) said that the majority of his comrades would be voting Bush. Moreover, he said the ones who weren't voting Bush, would be doing so secretly (and not admitting it to their friends). He chalked it up to the rhetoric of fighting it out with the terrorists being appealing to a lot of 'macho' soldiers. I guess all the warmongering/chest-thumping of the right/Bush, has paid some unfortunate dividends at the ballot box.

0 Comments:

Post a Comment

<< Home