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Sun Jun 19, 2022, 11:53 AM Jun 2022

Rationality vs. opportunism and emotional stampeding

A lot of folks are apparently stampeding now. The Iraq War was a stampede set off by Bin Laden. America lost its marbles. Now we've got Trump and all the little Trumps. On both the left and right we have people being melodrama stars and stirring everybody up. Fact, fiction? It's all the same when you're stampeding, warring, muddying, fogging, etc. Pays the bills, gets the clicks, tastes good, less filling.

We need rationality. That may seem like an unpleasant suggestion. If so, I rest my case.

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