1.21.2009

Dissent is the highest form of patriotism

Change, indeed.


Some of you must still believe that politicians are meant to serve rather than be worshiped. And there must be someone out there who considers partisanship a healthy, organic reflection of our differences rather than something to be surrendered in the name of so- called unity — which is, after all, untenable, subjective and utterly counterproductive.

How about those who praised dissent for the past eight years?

Is there anyone who still believes the Constitution was created to ensure each citizen liberty and the ability to pursue happiness rather than a guarantee of happiness — and a retirement fund, health care, a job, an education, a house ... ?



And a unicorn that eats rainbows and poops butterflies. (note random "Horton Hears a Who" quote).


And it was Howard Zinn that made the quote about dissent, not Thomas Jefferson as some would believe.


(h/t Lex)




Pau.




- hfs

1 comment:

BillT said...

Yay! Somebody *else* who knows where the quote actually originated!