A Shot Away

On the subject of the Clash of Civilizations, consider this. The Rolling Stones played China after censoring five songs (including Brown Sugar and Beast of Burden). Why no hullaballoo over Chinese censorship? The Chinese are just as perplexing and alien as the Arabs (and maybe just as threatening…). Our civilizations are in some profound ways at odds. Why not demonize them for a change?

P.S. Mick Jagger is funny…

At a news conference on Friday, Jagger said he was not surprised by the demand, and added sarcastically: “I’m pleased that the Ministry of Culture is protecting the morals of the expat bankers and their girlfriends that are going to be coming.”
A Shot Away