Thursday, December 29, 2005
Morons everywhere: Last week over at OpinionJournal.com's "Best of the Web Today," James Taranto took note of an unfortunate choice of words on the Carl Zeiss Web site.
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"The final solution will be revealed on 01/18/06."--Carl Zeiss AG Web site
On a photography message board I frequent, there was a post referencing the upcoming Zeiss announcement, and I was a little surprised to discover that the word "final" had been removed.
I made note of that in a follow-up post and repeated a paraphrase about Taranto's quip.
That brought about this bit of moral-equivalence idiocy from one of California's own.
I am curious to know what the americans said when they dropped the bomb on Hiroshima, just to be sure nobody else uses that phrase.
The author of that bit of idiocy was apparently this guy.
I never intended for the comment to set off any political foolishness -- it was a funny-ha-ha post. But dummy's Hiroshima comment ticked off somebody else, and I'm not even going to follow up.
Why? It's pointless. There is no possible way to explain the difference between the systematic genocide of more than 6 million Jews, mentally disabled, gypsies, homosexuals and other unwanteds and America dropping the bomb on valid military targets in an effort to quickly end a brutal war -- a war the Japanese started.
There are people out there with a messed-up moral compass -- don't ever fool yourself that there aren't.