Members of the Bush Administration-Vice President Cheney seems the most clearly implicated-led an effort to forge documents alleging Iraq's possession of WMDs. If that wasn't enough, these documents were attributed to a source who was actually saying exactly the opposite. It is hard to imagine a clearer breach of the public trust by governmental officials. The severity of this overt deception is compounded by the numerous atrocities that have followed in its wake. And yet, no one really cares. President Bush will finish his term unabated, after which time he'll probably go back to his old career of running businesses funded by Saudi oil money-running them into the ground, that is. He'll make for some amusing stories in the tabloids. Maybe he'll even get his own reality TV show. In any event, he'll never have to account for his actions in a court of law.
"Health care for profit" is not simply an oxymoron or an ethical dilemma - it is a blasphemy. Mention of the phrase makes me mindful of another image "“ this time of a college classmate, some years ago, weeping openly on her graduation day.