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Originally posted by hadriana
Oh, a lot of what the US was doing in central america during this time was....nasty...too.
Fast and Furious- like gun running to fighting factions down south of us is new.
There's so much intrigue, and people seem to have short memories. Participants become heros and elected officials in time.
Still my friends- mostly women- say they have no interest in politics, they don't like it because it upsets people. they perceive politics as being nothing but needless arguments. To be fair, I know a lot of men who seem only capable of repeating the latest soundbytes and talking points. They quickly forget them and can't connect any dots years down the road. Iran- contra? huh?
Bush senior- something weird was up with that man. He had his hand all in these sorts of ops. Maybe it became normalized under him?
America people are not just ignorant, they are WILLFULLY ignorant.