Monday, August 16, 2004

Half-Assed Anarchists
I for one am glad for their decision, but there are going to be some guilt-ridden anarchists come November 3, once they realize they've committed the sin of participating in their government, as many of them discussed doing at a recent anarchists convention convergence. Even though they don't believe in government, even anarchists are just too upset with Bush and the Iraq War to not vote against him. It seems to me that an anarchists convention is in fact the perfect place--maybe the only place--for an anarchist to properly announce solidarity with governmental process. Some anarchists couldn't wrap their brains around that kind of commitment:
"Ultimately, those who are voting are either bad anarchists or not anarchists at all," said Lawrence, a "Californian in his mid-40s" who declined to give his last name. "No one can represent my interests. We reject political professionals."
Irony feedback head explosions to follow.

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