September 12, 2010
Giving in to 'Muslim law'
There's an old adage common to rural America: He comes around with his hat in his hand. It means that one person has granted deference to another. When the subservient person meets the one who's considered superior the hat is removed in recognition of that status. That adage can apply to relationships between entities and nations, too.America certainly takes the "hat in hand" approach to dealing with the Islamic theocracy in Iran. But we must alter the classic phrase to properly recognize the moment. Instead, America comes around Iran with our breasts in baggy t-shirts and our legs concealed. Well, how would you explain it? When the U.S. met Iran at the World Basketball Championships the American cheerleaders were required to tone down their normally skimpy outfits. Organizers said it was a "nod to Muslim law." I say it was a nod to politically correct cowardice. Frankly, I'm more than tired of catering to "Muslim law" and Iran's delicate...(Read Full Post)