Politics & Media
Oct 23, 2009, 06:12AM

Silenced by the Daily Beast

Douglas Rushkoff's latest piece on drone strikes and civilian casualties has been pulled from the Daily Beast. Here's a transcript.

It’s the detached way to fight a war: Use a PlayStation controller to bomb the Taliban in Afghanistan in the afternoon and then drive half-an-hour home to a suburban Nevada to enjoy dinner with your family that night. But if Vice President Biden gets his way—and it's becoming increasingly possible he will—American combat will soon be looking less like Vietnam than a videogame. 


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