Monday, November 08, 2004

I laughed till I cried...

Pablo sent me Mark Steyn's latest on the new 'outreach efforts' on the part of European media for the new Bush term.

I've noticed an 'evolution' of sorts, of late. It seems that as one slur gets termed politically correct, another one is inventented to mean the same thing:

stupid Micks/Polacks > blondes > White Trash > Republicans.

Glenn Reynolds has some interesting //s to make between what's considered the values of middle America and the values of the Scots/Irish. As I've not read Albion's Seed before - strictly from a musical standpoint, you find a very strong Scottish / Irish influence in Appalachia, for what it's worth. Guess it would stand to reason that other values would have crossed over as well.

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