Thursday, December 27, 2007

Britain’s Lessons In Cultural Suicide

Lesson 1: Don’t Fly The Flag

Imagine, if you will, that you had served your country in the U.S. military for 22 years, and viewed yourself as a patriot. To this end, you have tattooed on your arm a small image of the Stars and Stripes and the words “U.S. Army’. When preparing to retire from the army, you then decide to join the police. How would you feel if you found yourself turned down for the job, because you are told your tattoo of the national flag could be seen as “racist”?

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