Ferris Bueller’s Teacher Wakes Up

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After a decade of oozing tepid treacle glorifying George W. Bush’s wars, Ferris Bueller’s substitute teacher trips over the Constitution, awakens from his sycophantic slumber, and says “Ouch! Omigosh—this war’s unconstitutional!”

So are the other ones, Ben, but W started those, and that apparently exonerates all the guilty and absolves all their sins.

But only in the dialectic of the Manichee. The better to understand this tsunami of contradictions, read this, this, this, and this.

3:23 pm on March 22, 2011