Ready-made propaganda |

Ready-made propaganda

OK, let me get this straight. Because one idiot writes a terrible note (“Political hate”, letter to the editor, Aug. 19), by way of the typical mentation and extrapolation of dogma from the right, the following must be true:

We (those who do not agree with the present regime) are not peaceful at all.

We spike trees and blow up SUVs.

Express hateful words and loathing for those not like you.

Deny your right to exist in the real world (“Real World” is evidently relative).

For peace to occur, somebody has to win (I thought for peace to occur everybody has to win– to some degree).

Personally, I’m also proud … to be a Democratic American.

I agree: Freedom-loving people must vote this fall – or you’ll get what you deserve – again.

I think we need to actually learn to think, rather than having our buttons pushed and thus sprouting ready-made, fear-invoking propaganda from the Rove-like strategists that are currently isolating us virtually from the rest of the world.

Bruce Levy

Nevada City

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