View Single Post
  #11  
Old 05-06-2011, 10:43 AM
hamandcheese hamandcheese is offline
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Nova Scotia
Posts: 48
Send a message via Skype™ to hamandcheese
Default Re: Canada Election Vlogging

Osama bin Laden is stuck on a track with an out of control trolley barreling towards him. You and Khalid Sheikh Mohammed just so happen to be on an overpass watching events occur on a CCTV, and could stop the trolley by dropping a heavy weight on the track. Do you push him over? is it an act of war or policing? how does the legal precedent of the Nuremberg trail affect your decision making?

That seems to capture the silly essence of the discussion, particularly from Glenn.

I'm fond of the analytical tradition in America but there are more important things to analyze than whether Hillary is human or just has spring allergies. Public interest in the Osama story has so far been driven by one part genuine news interest, ten parts voyeurism. As the days go by that ratio gets worse and worse.

And thanks to Twinsword and JonIrenicus for the good links.
__________________
Abstract Minutiae blog

Last edited by hamandcheese; 05-06-2011 at 10:52 AM..
Reply With Quote