All of these calls for “unity” and prayers that thousands of people die so that people “wake up” have nothing to do with anyone preventing the Bush administration from doing what they want. They’re simply expressing a deep anger that the dirty fucking hippies don’t agree with everything they say. Ultimately, they’re angry that their pet war isn’t going well and angry that the dirty fucking hippies don’t rely on quite as many adult undergarments as they do.
When it comes to monumental events that have truly “united” Americans, I prefer to wax nostalgic over more positive occurrences that didn’t result in, um, mass casualties:
(ThinkProgress link courtesy Memeorandum.)