There is no limit to how far liberals will go in order to avoid admitting the existence of (non-Western) evil and (non-Western) enemies
I’ve been focused on some aspects of the Fort Hood discussion, while others have remained under my horizon, partly from my own choice. In particular, I think I’ve been reluctant to take in the idea, which seems to have been pushed preeminently by the New York Times, that Nidal Hasan committed mass murder because he was suffering from derivative post traumatic stress disorder which he acquired as a result of treating soldiers who had actual post traumatic stress disorder as a result of serving in Iraq. Not only did I not want to take in such an idea, I didn’t want to take in the fact that there were people who actually believed it.
But there are such people. One of them wrote in a letter in the November 7 Times:
To the Editor:
Posted by Lawrence Auster at November 10, 2009 06:55 PM | Send