The Darling Party Line
March 29, 2008
Oh my darling, oh my darling, oh my darling party line,
Oh I never will desert you, for I love this life of mine.
So went the chorus of a contemporary ditty ridiculing the Communists at the adoption of the Hitler-Stalin pact, the greatest line of prose ever written about the nature of political commitment serving as the chorus to the greatest song ever written about international relations.
The greatest like spectacle ever to occur since is happening now before our very eyes – hat tip to Richard Spencer – as the neocons scramble now that their vaunted “surge” is collapsing as we speak, with consequences of a potentially catastrophic magnitude, as detailed by the great Bill Lind here.