Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Burkes and Paines

Read this great post by Peter R.

(For some prehistory, see here and especially here or for the ur-text here.)

2 comments:

skidmarx said...

Mistakes opposition to intervention for support for Haddafffi. Falk says:
Long ago, Gaddafi forfeited the legitimacy of his rule, creating the political conditions for an appropriate revolutionary challenge in the piece linked to, if I had more time I would expound at greater lewngth on how it might be better if the LIbyan thing wasn't the pretext for gross misprepresentation of political positions.More pain than Paine.

ModernityBlog said...

"...wasn't the pretext for gross misprepresentation of political positions."

Pot, kettle, pot?