”The Bush team is trying to move ‘Treason’ from its narrow Constitutional definition to a looser definition. The smear of treason has a long, ugly—and unfortunately time-tested—history of use by mid-twentieth-century dictators, as do the accusations of sabotage and espionage. The Bush administration has started to use the notion of treason in its Stalinist sense: as a weapon designed to harass critics and to frighten opposition leaders.” (pg 133)
Chapter 10: Cast Criticism as “Espionage” and Dissent as “Treason,” The End of America, by Naomi Wolf, Chelsea Green, 2007, ISBN 978-1-933392-79-0
Spiel redux: Everyone should buy 2 copies and give one away. Give one to someone you love or just think needs a wake up call. It’s been adding up over the years, I hadn’t realized, but Naomi Wolf lays it all out for us.