Something ugly

“There’s still plenty of time for something ugly to happen, and everybody knows how thin is the line separating patriotism, which is a pride that seeks no enemies, and nationalism, which does.”  (From an article in The New York Times, “Europa: World Cup and politics, violence and friendship,” by Richard Bernstein, June 15, 2006.)

It’s pretty quiet out there.  Nothing – not a whisper – from Glenn Beck.  Sarah Palin’s “Take Back the 20” Web site has been scrubbed.  Even FB rests tonight.