Well said. The only thing I would add is that the American people have also failed. We want fast solutions that do not cost any money and cause no pain.Article here.
George W. Bush has created the path for American fascism, hes all but made the American Presidency and our Democratic system of governance a sham. Hes not alone, however. In addition to the neo-conservative movement, weve seen the rise of cowardice in Congress. Democrats and moderate Conservatives have failed to stand up for justice and the Constitution. In the view of Americans who actually give a damn, the two-party system has failed and Democrats and Republicans may as well be working together as theyve allowed Bush to get away with murder, so-to-speak.
A, "Get me to the mall attitude", and, "I can't think beyond reality TV" is destroying us.