There’s a trend emerging in American politics. I don’t think it’s a new one, but it’s growth is disturbing to me. And it’s the amazing hostility to the common people.
With the explosion of the internet, Andy Warhol’s “15 minutes” theory seems to have developed a variant: under the right circumstances, anyone can become a superstar overnight, over the most trivial of reasons — and fall just as quickly. Even in politics.
But in politics, there is a growing trend to take that nobody, that average person, and treat them just like we do hardened political professionals — and attempt to destroy them in the process.
I don’t link to the big blogs very often because I figure you guys probably went there before you got here anyhow. Sometimes I just have to point and shout at the really important items though. Like this one. Really, go read that.