Tuesday, September 09, 2003


Being a bureaucratic product, the literature that prospective new American cirizens are given to introduce them to the history of their new country these days is of course very politically correct and full of Leftist oversimplifications. It has got so bad that it has even been satirized on "The Simpsons".

When Apu, the Indian immigrant manager of the “Quik-E Mart” goes for his test, this is what transpires:

Examiner: All right, here's your last question. What was the cause of the Civil War?

Apu: Actually, there were numerous causes. Aside from the obvious schism between the abolitionists and the anti-abolitionists, there were economic factors, both domestic and inter--

Examiner: Wait, wait... just say "slavery".

Apu: Slavery it is, sir.


No comments: