We destroy the beauty of the countryside because the un-appropriated splendors of nature have no economic value. We are capable of shutting off the sun and the stars because they do not pay a dividend. — John Maynard Keynes
How to stop the killing and get out of Iraq
This argument by Micah L. Sifry in TomPaine.com, Standing Firm, makes more sense than either our babbling Bush or our komplicated Kerry. Bush could win even though we all know he's wrong, just because he's "standing firm" and nobody else -- nobody with real influence -- has a better idea.