Monday, August 16, 2010

All you need to know

NY Times writer Ross Douthat on the proposed City Hall mosque:
By global standards, Rauf may be the model of a “moderate Muslim.” But global standards and American standards are different.
Of course they are. I do love how the proponents of universal moral constants suddenly discover exceptions when brown-skinned people offend them.

2 comments:

Jymn Parrett said...

Check out Memeorandum for some other reactions to Douthat's column. Far more entertaining than the source.

Chet Scoville said...

I'd find it easier to respect the principles of people like Douthat if I could actually figure out what they were.