Abbie has nailed it…. If anything defines the period we live in, it is the sight of a nation of over 300M people, with historically unsurpassed military and economic power in a state of sluggish political and social paralysis… and managing to make such a crisis, one so objectively earth shaking and transcendental, mendacious, mediocre and boring to boot.

Cross posted from: http://seaton-newslinks.blogspot.com

MyFDL Editor’s Note: Thanks for posting, David! Won’t they think of the children? From the Firedoglake staff, here’s to the end of the silly season! -Kit O’Connell