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i love the smell of 21st century democracy in the morning... [Sep. 29th, 2005|01:08 pm]
8 or so bees in my bonnet
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it smells like... bullshit.

i also love it when a tightly choreographed 'conference' goes to PR hell

seriously though it is a small event that sadly illustrates the way of western politics in 2005.
democracy? it'd be nice.

it reminds me of a very prescient quote from a suprisingly lucid article in 'radar magazine':
'...Watergate, after all, marked the point when America's rising capacity for cynicism crossed paths with our declining capacity for outrage. For one glorious moment Americans could finally admit that the president was a crook and still care enough to stop him. Today we assume everything is a conspiracy. We just can't be bothered to give a shit.'

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[User Picture]From: lucindalunacy
2005-09-29 01:21 pm (UTC)
i keep getting info in the mail about this new Radar magazine. Is it any good?
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[User Picture]From: recrea33
2005-09-29 02:48 pm (UTC)
it's a bizarre mix of political articles, showbiz gossip, and humerous top ten lists. it certainly made a 9 hour flight pass quite painlessly.
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