I’m on my iPad at the airport, preparatory to a longish flight, so regular blogging will not happen. However, I thought I’d use the downtime for a few idle thoughts, none of which are related to each other and all of which I share in random order.
I think conservative blacks are amongst the bravest people in America because the Left hates conservative blacks even more than it hates conservative homosexuals. They are also excellent tweeters. I have a theory about this. When people have to fight hard for their values, it makes them think about them in concentrated fashion. This concentrated thought allows them to express themselves well in a limited number of words.
Representative (D-Islam) Rashida Tlaib tweeted out that she’s a Palestinian, which is a nationality not a race, and a Muslim. Significantly, she makes no effort to hyphenate — that is, she’s not Palestinian-American; she’s just “Palestinian.” Tlaib has also tweeted out the old antisemitic slur that American Jews have divided loyalties. Am I the only one who sees the irony in this? [Read more…]