Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Political Correctness and the Hazards Thereof

Suppose that on Nov. 4, 2009—the day before he would open fire on his fellow soldiers at Fort Hood, killing 13 and wounding 30—Major Nidal Malik Hasan had been arrested by military police and charged with intent to commit acts of terrorism.


Would he be a celebrity today and the darling of the TV talking heads? Probably, says a persuasive article in this morning's WSJ.

Our traditional liberties vs. public safety and where to draw the line.