Indeed, McVeigh and the Michigan Militia view the Clinton regime as "the enemy within" - seeing a centralised government taking away individual liberty and rights. Why should the Oklahoma bombing be seen as more "outrageous" than Desert Storm?
We must not forget that McVeigh was trained as a killing machine for the Gulf war; he is now at war with the American government and claims to be "a prisoner of war". The McVeigh saga points to a legitimation crisis in the redundant rhetoric of "liberty", "freedom" and "rights" that historically have fostered a genocidal political ethos.
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