Bill Maher quite simply rocks.
The US: world’s policeman or schoolyard bully? Ever since 9/11, it seems America’s just been itching for a fight – and any Muslim country will do. Really, who acts like this?, by Bill Maher (The Guardian)
New rule: 12 years after 9/11, and amidst yet another debate on whether to bomb yet another Muslim country, America must stop asking the question, “Why do they hate us?” Forget the debate on Syria, we need a debate on why we’re always debating whether to bomb someone. Because we’re starting to look not so much like the world’s policeman, but more like George Zimmerman: itching to use force and then pretending it’s because we had no choice.
Now, I’m against chemical weapons, and I don’t care who knows it. And there’s no doubt a guy like Bashar al-Assad deserves to get blown up: using toxic chemicals on unsuspecting civilians is purely and profoundly evil.
But enough about Monsanto …