In the English-speaking societies — which still include America, for now — we have this thing called a “hate crime.” There’s regular old assault, murder, and whatnot. And then there’s extra-bad assault, murder, and whatnot. You know how it works.Strangely, New York resident Nordlinger is unaware that extra-bad-murder is not a new concept.
Thursday, April 11, 2013
Extra-Bad Writing, Thinking, and Whatnot.
Jay Nordlinger's writing about something else, but this is what he opens with:
Posted by Substance McGravitas at 11:37 AM