The madness spreads. It’s becoming something of a pandemic:
I’m trying to be proactive, to get ahead of the curve, by thinking about names that might be acceptable to the bien-pensant far left: How about replacing “Columbus Circle” with “Castro Circle”? It could honor both Fidel and Raoul. Or, if preferred, “Hugo Chavez Circle”? And, for New York City itself, what about “New Guevara” or “New Maduro”? Or “New Ho Chi Minh City”?
I liked this article by the invaluable Victor Davis Hanson:
And this one, also by Dr. Hanson:
And, while I’m at it, here are a couple of links about a very curious item in Seattle:
To me, of course, there’s simply no comparison between Vladimir Lenin and Jefferson Davis or Robert E. Lee. As I’ve said before — in the teeth of a fair amount of pushback — evil though slavery was, the Confederacy as a whole simply isn’t plausibly comparable to the totalitarian Bolshevik terror-state established by Lenin and perfected by Stalin. Not even close. And the same thing goes for the Third Reich, which was many orders of magnitude worse than the slave-holding South. Confederate Richmond simply wasn’t Nazi Berlin, by any reasonable stretch of imagination.
In the meantime, we have one of the most . . . umm, interesting presidents in American history:
As its subtitle might suggest, there’s some colorful language in this piece. But it’s a good one:
Here’s an older item:
And another one:
Here, though, is a piece about what worries me most, because it seems to refer to something far deeper and more fundamental than mere ephemeral electoral politics:
I can’t help but think of 3 Nephi 7 in this context. A terrible time. Fortunately, though, it was followed by the coming of the resurrected Christ. A very good silver lining. We should be so lucky.
Posted from San Diego, California