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Reply #10: Just....? under(-regulated)....? some.....? Move over Karl Rove. Your time is up. [View All]

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Joe Chi Minh Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-26-08 06:56 AM
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10. Just....? under(-regulated)....? some.....? Move over Karl Rove. Your time is up.
Edited on Wed Nov-26-08 07:41 AM by KCabotDullesMarxIII
Given the "philosophical" nature of Friedmaniacal neoliberalism ("What's mine is mine, and what's yours is mine. But, noble soul that I am, I'll trickle some back down to you..."), a moral compass was always out of the question. Obviously stillis and will remain so.

The males, in politics, however, do seem to have an "immoral compass", a way of bodging along, plotting a path that looks uncommonly like "the low road" when they think it will help their career ambitions, but without making a religion of it.

Most women, on the other hand, are all at sea as regards this "immoral compass" males that seem to come so naturally to male politicos, expecting the world to be run in accordance with some basic rules and a degree of reason, of rationality. Hence so many female big-league whistle-blowers.

Consequently, they either make a religion of "taking the low road", or far more commonly have a hopeless stab at taking the really low road, like Hillary did on occasions during the primaries. Really, a fish out of water in the idiotic rough-and-tumble of male politics. However, the corollary could well be, would seem to be, that that may make her a far better Cabinet Minister than most males. A proper moral compass would surely be better than that "bodging along", masculine "immoral compass" in a Secretary of State.

Obama seems to defy any political categorization. A magnanimous spirit more like an Attaturk, than anything, I expect, though less secular in his beliefs and outlook. Better for the nation, although at a personal, informal level, mercy, goodness and justice are true religion, informally as well as by way of the basis of formal religion, judging from Matthew's Gospel.
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