Manning and McCain
Posted on: Sun 4 Jun 2017
Two very different Americans have been in the news lately, at the opposite ends of the scale in morality and peacemaking. Chelsea Manning, whistle-blower and war-resister, was recently released from extremely harsh prison conditions; and Senator John McCain, warmonger and US exceptionalist, recently visiting Australia to threaten and cajole our loyalty to the empire. Stephen Darley contrasts their stances and significance.