And what if Bush wins…?

In his latest column for the New Statesman, Will There Be A War Against The World After November 2? John Pilger ‘argues that the lack of real difference between George W Bush and John Kerry may well mean that the ‘war on terror’ has already been sanctified as a crusade like the cold war’:

There is a surreal quality about visiting the United States in the last days of the presidential campaign. If George W Bush wins, according to a scientist I met, who escaped Nazi-dominated Europe, America will surrender many of its democratic trappings and succumb to its totalitarian impulses. If John Kerry wins, according to most Democrat voters, the only mandate he will have is that he is not Bush. […]

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