Sunday, June 16, 2013
Keller Backs Friedman
fully endorsing the laughable column by colleague Thomas Friedman last week, which we highlighted at the time. You remember the Friedman opus--quoting at length TV's David Simon rant (which Simon had partly retracted already). Keller cites it's popularlty at the site as evidence that Friedman's view was popular--rather than the thousands who visited to laugh and mock. Keller does go on to raise demands for a "well-regulated" surveillance state--but a surveillance state nonetheless. Of course, it's good that he's not turning a blind eye--but from his Friedman endorsement, you know where his real sympathies lie. With the state.
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