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November 07, 2005

NYT: Fuck the "Absoloute Moral Authority" Of Corporal Starr's Family & Beloved

Gee, I thought the NYT would be pretty consistent as regards the "absolute moral authority" of those closest to the dead of war -- as they said about Cindy Sheehan -- but it turns out they're giving the finger to Corporal Starr's family and girlfriend.

I'm having trouble wrapping my head around this. I'm about to say something crazy; I can't believe I'm going to say it. But just hear me out before judging me, okay?

I am beginning to believe -- and mind you, this is a first-blush reaction -- that the "absolute moral authority" mentioned by Maureen Dowd in the New York Times is in fact a highly selective and not at all "absolute" moral authority, and seems to apply only to left-wing freaks criticizing the war.

Jesus, I'm beginning to doubt my very senses. It's almost incomprehensible to me that this could be true, but... I don't know.

I may have to take a few days off to take stock of the entire situation, as well as my mental stability.

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