"This debate is really about whether this is a great nation," said Peter Hoekstra" (Representative, 2nd district, Michigan) (link)
RE: the current house debate on the iraq war.
oh! i thought it was about the u.s. invading another country, killing thousands upon thousands of innocent civilians & incurring thousands of u.s. casualties in the process of not achieving their goal. my american identity is so important to me (as well as my british half) but blind unthinking statements like the above make me question it. i really hope my mum and dad do not move to michigan.