After hearing feminist rhetoric on rape for several decades, it’s strange to be in the position of educating them on what is happening to women in Scandinavia, because they are usually the ones who know more about such things than anyone.Zing! And don't miss the follow-up, which dissects the New York Times with a thoroughness that would have been admired by Jacques Derrida. Double Zing!
Second, he argues for an antidote to the annual display of America Hatred which is the anniversary of Hiroshima. This is anti-American guerrilla warfare by the intellectual left, he quite correctly points out, and recommends a bracing dose of Reality® that we can direct towards the Reality-Based Community™:
The point here is to counter the poisonous rhetoric that makes it seem as though America is a uniquely villainous country. This may have made sense forty years ago when our schools fostered patriotism and Americans were in denial about awful (or allegedly awful) things we had done, but today the situation is reversed, it seems, with schools dispensing information on nothing but the villainous things we’ve done while mentioning none of the bad things others have done. So, to restore some balance, here is my proposed lineup:Simply superb. I for one intend to do so cheerfully. I also intend to post about the Left's curious silence about the fire bombings of Tokyo and Dresden, or why it would have been OK to nuke Berlin during the Great Patriotic War. Not for nothing did Woody Guthrie's guitar say "This machine kills fascists."
August 1: Bataan Death March Day
August 2: Rape of Nanking Day
August 3: Manila Massacre Day
August 4: Korean Comfort Women Day
August 5: Experiments on Live Prisoners Day