One consequence of the liberal intelligentsias long march through the institutions is the acceptance of the category of Thoughtcrime. On the other hand, political correctness permits genuine incitement to murdersuch as the behead those who insult islam placards carried by Muslim demonstrators in London four months after the publication of cartoons of Mohammed in a Danish newspaperto go completely unpunished. Other people, other customs.
The result when PC is taken to its (il)logical end.
But one does not feel the defects of a foreign country in quite the same lacerating way as the defects of ones native land; they are more an object of amused, detached interest than of personal despair.
I don't know, reading this filled me with despair, and I'm not even a Brit. Are they past the point of no return I wonder?
posted on 04/19/2006 6:04:38 PM PDT
Are WE past the point of no return I wonder?
Greart article BTW.
posted on 04/19/2006 6:32:32 PM PDT
(The original Contract with America - The U.S. Constitution)
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