"It profits me but little that a vigilant authority always protects the tranquillity of my pleasures and constantly averts all dangers from my path, without my care or concern, if this same authority is the absolute master of my liberty and my life."

--Alexis de Tocqueville, Democracy in America

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

What's Wrong With These Headlines?

Here's a headline from last month:

Now here's one from this week:

Why should an arms sale to Egypt occur, if a leading aide to the President of Egypt holds the beliefs ascribed to him in the second story?   Do we at last have no standards?   No decency?

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