"People don't realize that by voting Republican, they voted against themselves," she says. Of Iraq in particular, she adds, "I worry that some people are entertained by the idea of this war. They don't know anything about the Iraqis, but they're angry and frustrated in their own lives. It's like Germany, before Hitler took over. The economy was bad and people felt kicked around. They looked for a scapegoat. Now we've got a new bunch of Hitlers."A "new bunch of Hitlers" -- what a thought! Next thing you know kids will be marching off to Bush Youth camps; Bush's Brown Shirts will invade Hollywood and hang everyone -- er, every liberal -- in sight; and Ronstadt will be sent to a "rest home" for a nice, hot shower. Now, that's Hitlerian, Linda. Get your terms straight.
Wednesday, November 17, 2004
USA Today quotes that deep thinker of the Left, Linda Ronstadt: