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Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Petraeus: Out Of Line On A Power Trip

Photo: View of the Parthenon (Athens)

Another nutcase right wing religious fanatic (there are so many) is now threatening to publicly burn a copy of the Koran. It seems that General Petraeus felt it necessary to issue a statement warning against the book burning. It makes me uncomfortable that any military man goes on the public record opposing a form of freedom of expression, even an act as vile as a book burning. It sets a bad precedent. In our democracy the military has no role as arbiter of constitutionally protected rights. It seems like the general can't wait to get into politics. I think he's a dangerous egomaniac.

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