Friday, January 14, 2011

Two fast Thoughts

1. Suppose, just suppse, that Jared Loughner, the lunatic who shot up
Tucson a few days back, had been a Moslem, even a Moslem psychiatrist
- like the shooter at Fort Hood.

Would not Paul Krugman and the rest of the American leftist oligarchs
be demanding that we all understand and feel the killer's pain?

Would not Michael Lerner select Loughner as the Tikkun Progressive of the Year?

Would not the NY Times be telling us that this is comeuppance for
American anti-Moslem insensitivity?

Would not Counterpunch claim that it was all a Zionist plot to make
Moslems look like terrorists?

Quote from Charles Krauthammer: (Media Blame Game) "The origins of
Loughner's delusions are clear: mental illness. What are the origins
of Krugman's?"

One more afterthought: In recent days in Israel the Caring Left has
been up in arms because a concert hall was planning to hold an event
for some ultra-Orthodox people in which the men and women would be
seated separately in different halves of the hall. Fascist barbarism,
scream the caring ones. Of those, not a single one spoke out against
the decision by the Haifa municipality to appease the Palestinian
"National Orchestra" and to bar soldiers in uniform from entering the
Haifa concert hall.

(I thought this was kind of strange:

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