Who are the enemies of the State?

There is a point in John Le Carré’s novel, The Spy Who Came In From the Cold, where a young English woman is confronted by a female guard in an East German prison. The guard’s statement is short but rich in political irony:

“The English! The rich have eaten your future and your poor have given them the food—that’s what’s happened to the English.”

Is this not a perfect description of the Republican Party here in the United States in the 21st century?


Are You Rich?

I understand the Romney campaign is not making a big thing of this latest endorsement. I would think this is the kind of pizzaz their candidate is sorely lacking. It’s funny that Ted Nugent is good and Jenna Jameson is bad … is it because she doesn’t play the guitar?

Porn queen Jenna Jameson endorses Mitt Romney for president

By Jordan Zakarin, The Hollywood Reporter

Here’s an endorsement that may not get trumpeted with a press release or public appearance. Retired porn star queen Jenna Jameson has thrown in with presumptive GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney, citing the party’s preference for low taxes on the wealthy.

“I’m very looking forward to a Republican being back in office,” Jameson told a CBS reporter at the anniversary celebration of a gentleman’s club in San Francisco on Thursday. “When you’re rich, you want a Republican in office.”

Let’s make Jenna’s impeccable logic perfectly clear:

“When you’re rich, you want a Republican in office.”

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