Bigots and Gangsters
In his informative article on the bigotry of Ron Paul, Frederick Clarkson illustrates the political illiteracy of Americans and the perils of piety. As Americans leave the two major political parties in droves, bigots like Paul are forgiven their misanthropic prejudice toward gays and blacks, as long as they oppose the war-mongering and hippie-bashing by Democrats and Republicans. Given these limited choices, is it any surprise the United States is following in the footsteps of its once archenemy the Soviet Union? After all, what could be more anti-democratic and inhumane than gangster capitalism?