High-Tech Terrorism or Low-Tech Fearmongering?

11:30 am in Uncategorized by gaborronahrf

To paraphrase H.L Mencken, no one ever went broke underestimating how low a politician will go to gain an advantage.

Exhibit A: Vice President Joseph Biden, who likens Wikileaks honcho Julian Assange to a “high-tech terrorist.”

What a nice marriage of images. Especially for those of us old enough to recall poor Clarence Thomas who, when charged with sexual harassment in his Supreme Court confirmation hearing, so deftly turned defense into offense by calling the accusations a “high-tech lynching for uppity blacks.”

Now that terrorism is the new communism, why shouldn’t everyone the government wants to vilify be labeled a terrorist?

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