So we don’t mind treating veterans like shit but we fall for every little gesture they make on behalf of empire, grasping up their sentiments for our own like good little consumers.
A handful of white men who happen to be veterans bow down and “beg forgiveness” according to the article for 500 years of war crimes against native Americans and we’re all supposed to be touched?
This is nigh empirical proof that white men don’t have the strength of character not to be liked by someone. This is a “check your privilege” situation par excellence. Maybe we shouldn’t raise them anymore to please the power structure through work, rape and killing. Leonard Crow Dog, this is coercion! Don’t be fooled, stand your ground!
Where is the fucking thing. Here it is. Let’s do a little “middle class fake white guilt and people of color who went to college empathy” experiment shall we? Let’s see how yall comment on this.
Possible quote: Hey I’m Wes “Columbus” Clark, I’m looking for a reality TV show or something, and I came out here to get some attention! Maybe the Pentagon will even get some sympathy from the people after waging war for 100 years for oil and Lebensraum, that could raise my pension or something!
Or maybe Salon is trying to make its own reality since President Trump has sanctioned that for them. Anyhow, now is not the time to forgive and forget, people. White people, North Americans, the three Abrahamic poison religions, have never been held responsible for what they’ve done to the world. We need to consciously inescapably KNOW that the world hates us for a good solid 200 years, then when the ego and the power are long gone, we can start talking about reconciliation. If the suffering does not come back around, the apology then remains part of the violence. First of all, you apologize and your NEVER ask for forgiveness! That’s not your role in an apology!
I charge Wes Clark with capital phoniness, the press with yellow wishful thinking, and all yall motherfuckers with stupidity for lending your (doubtless mostly empty) good feelings to news of this trumped-up event.