Saturday, December 20, 2014

If I may digress

Sar Shalom

Many Americans know of the existence of an Apache nicknamed Geronimo. Fewer Americans know about his role in resisting Mexican and American expropriation of Apache lands and fewer know about his life after he surrendered to the American Army and exited the fight. Once he exited the fight, Geronimo became an American celebrity. He made an appearance at the World's Fair in St. Louis and rode alongside President Roosevelt at his 1905 inaugural. Most notably, his name became associated with bravery in American culture, such as with paratroopers invoking it when they jumped out of airplanes. However, with all the celebrity status the American public accorded Geronimo, he was never allowed to return home, whether in his lifetime of afterwards.

Such is the Left's attitude towards the Jews.

It is important to distinguish the western Left from the Islamists. The Islamist attitude towards the Jews is that of the second generation of English colonists to the Wampanoag. While the western Left's is still unacceptable, we must be aware of how it is different and be able to articulate that we understand the difference but nonetheless call it out as unacceptable.

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