Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Chris Matthews's so-called Common Sense loaded with imperialist assumptions

msnbc video: Chris Matthews: Common Sense

You can watch the whole thing at the link, or on MSNBC a couple times a night, it's these few seconds that irk me.

Yes, ask who's paying for it, but when you ask people if they want to go around the world protecting "our interests, our oil," maybe make it clear the assumption that it's "our oil" is at the root of the problem with Americans' failure to hold our leadership accountable for decades of disastrous foreign policy and perpetual war.

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