Archive for The New York Times

Roxanne Tellier – WhatAboutery and the Innocents of Bowling Green

Posted in Opinion, politics, Review with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on July 8, 2018 by segarini

It’s become ubiquitous, since January 2017. Every time another horror is unleashed upon the American nation, in the name of the president of little brain and less compassion, his faithful attendants dutifully beat history’s bushes to find something similar that they can throw out as a stumbling block to sanity.

“You dare to say it’s wrong to separate children from their parents at the border? Well, what about when American citizens break the law? They don’t get to see their kids either!”

And then they poke each other in the arm and giggle, thinking that they are terribly clever, and have stopped all further discussion in it’s tracks.

Continue reading