And this article makes me want to cry. It sounds a note of truth that worries me. Again, I'm not a US citizen, so can't vote in November, but as a neighbour I am most certianly hoping that Barack Obama wins the 2008 election. The USA is filled with so many remarkable, brilliant, interesting, progressive people I can never figure out just why that country has so many right-wing politicians. I put it down to religion, but that's another post.
From the Huffington Post:
"This isn't a game of Monopoly or Survivor. There are real truths that exist outside of the spin they are given and have an effect on lives. 250,000 Iraqi civilians are dead because we let our reality be distorted by the most effective propaganda machine in fifty years, the corporate American press."