DerbI learned that the ship was in fact a ferry, the victims all Egyptians. I lost interest at once, and stopped reading. I don't care about Egyptians. The Quote was in bad form, but there is an undeniable truth behind it: so many bad things are happening all that the time, that we have to not give them much thought if we want to live our lives. And no Egyptians should be expected to shed tears if John Derbyshire drowned -- he wouldn't expect them to take the trouble.
Thursday, December 16, 2010
John Derbyshire is Heartless?
During a recent Radio Derb podcast, John Derbyshire really laid into W for his program to fight AIDS in Africa. W's program was successful on Progressive terms, though most Progressives would be loath to admit that a White Christian Texan could do such things. Derb objected not so much to what Bush did, then to the fact that Bush used the money of others to do it. Said Derb: