Extreme Responses to Political Dissent

This entertaining piece gives some disturbing insight into the degeneration of political dialogue in our own society and the scary extent to which rational debate has become difficult. It indicates clearly who are the extremists among us and bears directly on the tone of “debate” concerning Israel/Palestine which has been descending to similar levels.

Michael Moore: I was the most hated man in America

In his 2003 Oscar acceptance speech, Michael Moore denounced President Bush and the invasion of Iraq. Overnight he became the most hated man in America. In an exclusive extract from his new book, Here Comes Trouble, he tells of the bomb threats, bodyguards and how he fought back.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2011/sep/07/michael-moore-hated-man-america/print

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