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Thomas the Rhymer BS: Brought to you by... GHWBush (201* d) RE: BS: Brought to you by... GHWBush 04 Dec 05

Not so Don...

A 'spark of decency' is not so clean cut and issue as you portray. It's not something one person has and another does not. The 'spark of decency' that you feel may have little in common with GWB's... but because you are more 'gifted' at 'public self appraisal'... does not mean that you are more ethical.

From another point of view... a person who systematically attempts to assassinate the character of someone they have little or no first hand knowledge of... who finds that a one sided appraisal of issues is 'appropriate propaganda'... who's critical-mental facillities are more important to themselves than their own spiritual growth and the awakening gift of love... who's concept of 'civil liberties' is more guided by Hollywood's calculated profit motives than by true moral convictions... who feel that 'progressives' have a 'special privilege' to 'play God' by concocting 'new moralities' to suit every new passing fancy and fad...

...hasn't even got a 'spark of decency'...

The point I'm making here? Well it's this. ...That the use of this phrase in arguement is just plain inflammitory ad hominem 'other side' bashing. It's use in any dissagreement can only be construed as an attack on the moral fiber of the recipient... and the fact is... it is far too often used by 'ethics challenged' individuals for the short term win of the political soundbyte...


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