Nov 30, 2016

You may have to read this twice

(Our friend Glenn sends this:)

Anything the GREEN EYES have to say about this? Usually we do. Here, from Part II, This Is Heaven, Nick (Nick's Restaurant) talking to John and Alex:

Nick’s hands have moved to our shoulders: “People have a right to forget,” he says, his head between our ears. “Think of slavery. That wasn’t ‘slavery’ all—-that was ‘our peculiar institution.’ ‘Suffragette’—-that was our term of derision for a bunch of uppity bitches. ‘Miscegenation’—that was miss, you understand, and illegal to boot. ‘Separate but equal’—-my God, we swore by it until fucking Truman put them all in the same bunkbeds. And Brown versus Schoolboard—-have you seen the clips, Brown emanating from a court hearing, and the entire American press stalking him with sneers and laughter ‘cuz he’s black and wannabe white? And now you guys, with your rainbow marriage. There’s only one solution for real Americans, who have never, ever been racist, or misogynists, or segregationist, or anti-Semitic, or homophobic, or whatever was wrong with us the past—-or will be wrong with us in the future—-and that’s forgetfulness.”

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