This video is from MSNBC’s The Rachel Maddow Show, broadcast Feb. 9, 2010. If you watch only one video today, it should be this video.
They are not embarrassed. Charging them with hypocrisy, appealing to their better, more practical, more what’s-best-for-the-country patriotic angels is like trying to teach your dog to drive. It wastes a lot of time, it won’t work, and ultimately the dog comes out of the exercise less embarrassed for failing than you do for trying.