Posted 07 October 2003 - 11:07 PM
Regardless of the outcome, WE THE PEOPLE will have had our say.
Which is cool, and as it should be (it's the American way!), but... it's funny how a Republican I heard was saying that it was a Republican revolution in California, because I see it as a revolution that gives Hollywood even more power in the state, what with one of its adored (and bad) actors in charge, and that's just what *I* didn't need.
Hey, Lil, I'm depressed, too...
"The dew has fallen with a particularly sickening thud this morning."
- Marvin the Paranoid Android, "Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy"
Rules for Surviving an Autocracy
Rule#1: Believe the Autocrat.
Rule#2: Do not be taken in by small signs of normality.
Rule#3: Institutions will not save you.
Rule#4: Be outraged.
Rule#5: Don't make compromises.
Rule#6: Remember the future.
- Masha Gessen