Tuesday, June 11, 2002

WHY WE LOATHE THEM II: Referring to Germany's non-cooperation in the prosecution of Zacarias Moussaoui, about which I artlessly and intemperately vent below, Best of the Web describes opposition to capital punishment as "the central object of European Union moral vanity." "Moral vanity" -- how better to describe the flaunting of a simplistic moral position, by the continent that created tyrannies galore, to the nation that crushed them all? Besides "loathsome," of course.

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