Thursday, July 15, 2010

Compare the Headlines

April 29, 2010:
U.N. Elects Iran to Commission on Women's Rights
July 10, 2010:
Iran human rights chief defends stoning sentence
As Power Line's John Hinderaker concludes, "For the United Nations to appoint a committee that pretends to harmonize Western notions of dignity and equality with Iranian notions of subjection and sadism is a species of insanity."


A_Nonny_Mouse said...

What's that old quote? "The whole world's crazy, except you and me. And I'm not real sure about you, either."

That sure seems to be what's going on world-wide. Is it one of the machinations of the Progressive agenda -- destabilize commonly-held notions of "fair", of "reasonable", to the point that nobody trusts anybody? Or is this just happenstance, a wacky world where odd happenstance seems to be coalescing across several strata of Western Civ at the same time?

OBloodyHell said...

Alec Guiness's closing lines from The Bridge on the River Kwai come to mind.