The Square Circuit

Academia, parenthood, living in a bankrupt city, and what I read in the process.

Monday, December 11, 2006

the death of pinochet

Dead at 91, Chilean ex-dictator Augusto Pinochet is finally receiving the treatment so sorely due him:

Being referred to as a "tragic figure" and a "liberator" by the Bush Administration's Otto Reich.

(note Reich's skillful use of the passive voice: "Allende supporters and innocents alike were summarily executed, imprisoned and tortured." By?)


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