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> I dispise both Tony Blair and George Bush, not because conditions are worse in the West than in the East, but because they were the inheritors of an evolving system that should have progressed beyond torture camps and cowardly and illegal invasions of sovereign nations. I dispise them because they betrayed us and all that the West could have been, but, now, will never be.
The quote "Choose your enemy wisely, for you will become like him" is attributed to various sources (Sun Tzu, old Hebrew, old Arab, etc.) The USA and the UK opposed first:
(a) Nazi Germany
(b) the USSR, and now
So...of course the USA and the UK are adopting negative characteristics of all 3 opponents. Its a veritable "race to the bottom".