Quotes of the day: Adam Kotsko
I think @adamkotsko may have put his finger on why we all feel as if we are losing our minds:
Ok, maybe it's only me who's losing her mind. But this logic has been pervasive for at least a decade and it just keeps rolling.
I would add Iraq to this list: "if we don't start a war with Iraq today, we'll have to start one tomorrow." Worked like a charm. I think it's the "the world is going to hell in a handbasket so we might as well get it over with" rationale.