Just Asking: Top 10 Things I (Sometimes) Think About

10. I was going to write this: “Do you know why Columbia University invited Ahmadinejad of Iran to speak rather than the Fuhrer? Answer: The Fuhrer was not available.” Then the dean of Columbia actually made that statement. Takes your breath away. So I will have to ask this …

9. If Columbia thinks it is suitable to provide a platform for someone who advocates mass murder (he wants to wipe Israel off the map), what exactly is the larger public purpose of elite institutions like Columbia that have taken moral relativism to this level? Columbia must think it is an “open question” as to whether the Holocaust occurred (Ahmadinejad denies it happened). 

8. Isn’t this the same university so dedicated to the free exchange of views that it would not allow the head of the Minutemen to speak at their university or military recruiters access to their students and campus?

7. How does Sally Field (“If mothers ruled the world, we would have no ____ wars”) explain radical Muslim women who support their sons becoming suicide bombers? The irony is that secular liberals like Field and every other Hollywood B-lister would be most at risk if radical Islam triumphs.

6. How courageous was it for Sen. Barack Obama to skip the Senate vote condemning MoveOn.org’s venomous attack on Gen. David Petraeus?

5. Will Hillary Clinton pay a political price for voting against condemning MoveOn? I wonder if husband Bill, who condemned Sister Soljah, advised her to do that.

4. Aren’t cable programmers already dreaming of their ratings at the prospect of another O.J. trial?

3. Is there any way O.J. could be kicked out of the pro football Hall of Fame?

2. Shouldn’t President Bush keep his political predictions to himself?

1. Shouldn’t the MIT student who showed up at Boston Logan Airport dressed like she was wired with a bomb be given more than a slap on the wrist? Some time in jail would deter such sophomoric behavior.

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