Tuesday, March 31, 2009

"Even flushing yourself down the toilet of history is trickier than it looks."

Literal bathroom reading at Radishhof--Mark Steyn's NR piece on the death of Europe and the Europeanization of America is now online.

Key graf:
When the state “gives” you plenty – when it takes care of your health, takes cares of your kids, takes care of your elderly parents, takes care of every primary responsibility of adulthood – it’s not surprising that the citizenry cease to function as adults...
But of course, you must read the whole thing for the delightful Steynian prose that induces snickers amidst the gloom.


tee bee said...

'snickers against the gloom.'

You should register that as a blog domain.

tee bee said...

Meant: 'snickers amidst the gloom', not that typoed thing above.