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Eliot Spitzer and Witch Burning

From: The humble Farmer
Length: 01:14

Is our generation just as irrational as the one that burned witches?

Hitlerwascrazy003_small Nowadays, a man who cheats on his wife is not considered capable of governing. But a man who consistently lies to his constituents while killing 100,000 women and children will discover that people stand and applaud when he enters a room.

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Nowadays, a man who cheats on his wife is not considered capable of governing. But a man who consistently lies to his constituents while killing 100,000 women and children will discover that people stand and applaud when he enters a room.

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Today we are going to talk about curious present day American customs. Have you ever wondered how our generation of Americans will be viewed by intelligent people 100, 200 and even 1000 years from now? If you can?t see any sense in burning witches or pressing the life out of people with big rocks , it?s a sure bet that in a few years Americans will see our generation as being completely devoid of rational thought. You might know that most of the people in Europe, Asia and Africa put us in that basket now. When you heard me talking about curious present-day American customs, you tell me if this blatant example didn?t come to mind: Nowadays, a man who cheats on his wife is not considered capable of governing. But a man who consistently lies to his constituents while killing 100,000 women and children will discover that people stand and applaud when he enters a room.
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