The South is different. Let Jewdar make this clear--we are are not a fan of the smarmy liberal tendency to paint all Southerners as illiterate rednecks. Fun fact--while Obama won among the most educated voters, he also won among the least educated. But when we say the South is different, we mean more than just voting patterns and education levels. We mean that for a long, long time--even before the Civil War--there was a Southern identity distinct from the the rest of the country.
Once upon a time, summertime was when a young Jew's fancy would turn to thoughts of summer excursions in the Catskills. And for many of them, of course, "the Catskills" meant "Kutsher's." Well, those days of yore are no more, but that doesn't mean a young Jew can't still dream.
Marvel As This GOP Donor Drinks From A Glass Of Water While His Diminutive Partner’s Speech Remains Unimpeded
Is Jewdar the only one who sees an uncanny resemblance between these two and an infamous show-biz act?
Now, to be sure, not being German, it may be that some of the hilarity simply doesn't translate well. But some of it reminded us of when a character on a TV is supposed to be a really great artist so everybody says "wow, his stuff is so powerful."
The Indiana law is simply another example of our once great nation's downward spiral into crybabiness. I know that Indiana is part of the Midwest, but when Jewdar was a lad in Wisconsin, we understood that refusing to do your job to the best of your ability was seen as a negative thing.
What is the real "intolerance?" Painting antisemitic graffiti on a wall, applying the powers of the state to arrest those people who express unpopular views?
When the virtual transom dumps in Jewdar's lap news of good looking Arab girls gone wild, we are inclined to give them the coveted Jewdar Seal of Approval.
Tolkien, way back in 1937, compassionately captured the tragedy of the Jewish people's exile, as well as dispassionately and quite presciently capture the degree to which the end of that exile would spell tragedy for another people.