Friday, February 6, 2009

Foreigners are people too!

Here is Clive Crook from the Atlantic on the "Buy American" provisions of the stimulus package.

I thought that part of change we can believe in was getting our friends abroad to like us again?

The comments are priceless in their ignorance. Here is a tasty bit:
I would like to know that when I pay my substantial tax bills every year, that my neighbor is the direct beneficiary rather than someone I have never seen and will never meet.
Yes, the moral status of people depends on whether or not they live in your neighborhood. Of course. Didn't Jesus say that? Or was that Moses? Or the Dalai Lama?