TITLE

Myths of popular innocence

AUTHOR(S)
Boorstin, D.J.
PUB. DATE
March 1991
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;3/4/91, Vol. 110 Issue 8, p41
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
Opinion. Argues that, in a world where the US has become the leading spokesman for the rights (and duties) of people to govern themselves, we do no honor to the people of Iraq when we treat them as mere victims, thus creating a Myth of Popular Innocence. Principle of majority rule and majority responsibility; Traditional faith in the individual; Contrary notions; Reminding people everywhere that their dictators are only their servants.
ACCESSION #
9103042022

 

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