systematic mass murder is highly correlated with modernity:
I'm not sure what's more disturbing here: that Mittens equates US-backed genocidal juntas with modernity, that he's unaware that the US "helped" Pakistan "with new leadership" at the same time it was doing so in Indonesia with the same bloody results, or that he thinks the thing to do is to do it again:
MITT ROMNEY: What happened in Indonesia back in the 1960s, where -- where we helped Indonesia move toward modernity with new leadership. ... We need to bring Pakistan into the 21st century -- or the 20th century, for that matter, so that they -- they can engage throughout the world with trade and with modernity.
:: posted by buermann @ 2011-12-01 17:14:42 CST |