Re: The Green Party (was Re: SOC: Radical Anti-Genengineering)

From: Michael S. Lorrey (
Date: Tue Jun 27 2000 - 22:43:54 MDT

altamira wrote:
> I haven't been getting enough other things done, and I've sworn off posting
> to lists for a while, but I'm beside myself with rage after reading the
> Green Party Platform. This is the worst bunch of crap I've ever seen as a
> party platform in this country. At least the old socialist types didn't
> want to totally destroy industry. What's especially disturbing is that they
> apparently have talented advertising people working for them. They're using
> all the right buzzwords and have the thing laid out in such a way that a
> cursory reading would make it look at lot less scary than it actually is.
> Remember when I was lamenting about how people just see a couple of words
> and draw a conclusion without reading the whole document? That's what's
> gonna happen here, I'm afraid.
> Thank you, zeb, for bringing this to our attention. I shall urge everyone I
> know who might be taken in by this shit to read the whole thing and think it
> through before supporting it.

Ah, but we want anyone who would have otherwise voted for Gore to give a very
serious consideration to the Green Party Platform. Really. Its principled stands
on the issues are where Gore would be if he actually had the guts, and a real
backbone instead of whatever he has up his butt, and how he would really feel
about the issues if he actually had feelings instead of canned mediagenic

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