Q: Do you think ex-president Bush used religion in a manipulative way to gather support for the war in Iraq? Or do you think he’s a delusional nutbag who has hallucinations? I know it sounds like a false dichotomy, but it really isn’t: http://www.secularhumanism.org/index.php?section=library&page=haught_29_5
A: It doesn’t sound like a false dichotomy at all. He did, in fact, use religion to manipulate people to gain support. And he is, in fact, a delusional nutbag, though I’m not so sure about the hallucinations. (Depends on how real he thought God’s voice was when He was telling Bush to wage the war.) Either way, there’s nothing dichotomous about these two options. They can exist perfectly fine alongside one another.
Q: What are the chances of something happening to save us the embarrassment of another Bushtard in office?
A: We would have to endure eight full years of embarrassment. And considering the only embarrassment to our nation has come in the form of baseless accusations from the right and people suffering from ODS, it would take a monumental incident to balance out the Bush administration.
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