They did. But it wasn’t cognitive dissonance; it was that they’re not at all loyal to U.S. democracy if it opposes white pseudo-Christian supremacy.
The actual name of the cat next door to Snoopy is “World War II.” I’m not joking. Charlie Brown stated it in the strip that ran on 23 October 2023.
I got into an argument with one fellow who insisted it was fine to refer to Muslims as “Mohammedans,” because they followed the teachings of Mohammed (or however anyone chooses to spell it). I pointed out that Muslims don’t approve of being called Mohammedans. Although I can’t recall his exact phrasing in response, it was something to the effect that they should “get over” being concerned with how other people chose to describe them.
Then, since he was Roman Catholic (and frequently brought that into conversation), I asked if he objected to being called a “papist,” since he followed the authority of the Pope (at least as long as the Pope wasn’t taking a liberal line as Francis does). He acknowledged that he found “papist” a very offensive term. The corollary regarding Muslims, however, still seemed to completely go over his head.
Y’got 60 years ahead of you, Fred. Not to worry!
If only he’d genuinely coughed himself to death.
It’s a lot more than a day or two, much of the time. Some posts have been two or three weeks after the date listed. And I have no idea why.
“All warfare is based on deception.” — The Art of War, Chapter I verse 17, Master Sun (Sun Tzu or Sun Zi), ca. 500 BCE.
“All little girls instinctively understand The Art of War” — DHBirr, 2023 CE.
FJB was NEVER about anything but lies.
The Star Trek actors did some wild stuff on that blooper reel. Four of them “sneaking” around a corner, and then coming back as a conga line….
Notice the look in Tuberville’s beady little eyes here. Not a smile. More like he just now got around to realizing he’s got a puppetmaster’s hand shoved up his rectum.