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July 29, 2005

Obsessively Personalized Attacks Of Bloggers Claim Another Innocent Victim

A news editor at The Guardian has been fired over Le Affair Du Sass, apparently because the roiling schism in the paper between those who wanted the Jihadi Journalist fired and those who... well, who seemed to think it's good for "diversity" to have an anti-semetic religious-fanatic terrorist-sympathizer on the staff.

Of course, the Guardian is quite down on right-wing extremist American bloggers for making such a fuss about this.

I guess "diversity" has its limits. There's good diversity and bad diversity; good diversity is the diversity of those who agree completely with you, bad diversity is the evil diversity of people who disagree.

As Miss America opined in Bananas, differences in opinion are good, unless they become too different, in which case the holder of that opinion becomes a "subversive mother."

Funny, isn't it, that when Woody Allen made that film all those years ago, that was intended as a shot against the right wing.

Now it's the left wing most concerned about "subversive mothers." "Question Authority" has become "Listen To Us Or We Will Call You Names."


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