"The fox knows many things, but the hedgehog knows one big thing."


Glenn Reynolds:

Barack Obama:
"Impossible to transcend."

Albert A. Gore, Jr.:
"An incontinent brute."

Rev. Jeremiah Wright:
"God damn the Gentleman Farmer."

Friends of GF's Sons:
"Is that really your dad?"

Kickball Girl:
"Keeping 'em alive until 7:45."

Hired Hand:
"I think . . . we forgot the pheasant."

I'm an
Alcoholic Yeti
in the
TTLB Ecosystem

Friday, March 23, 2007

The Enemy

Here in the hand-wringing, self-loathing U S of A, we get our panties in a bunch if an undergraduate, his studies disturbed by midnight revelers, shouts out his window:
Shut up, you water buffalo! If you want to party, there's a zoo a mile from here.
Since the studious speaker was a Jew, and the midnight party-animals were African-American-Persons, there was not the slightest doubt in the minds of the thought police that hate and bigotry were at the bottom of this. Not so, of course.

But there is such a thing as hate speech, and racial bigotry. And you can watch it daily on Palestinian television:

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