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Wednesday, December 31, 2003
On Protesting Too Much
New Texan Rod Dreher is a bit touchy when it comes to sad truths about his new fellow-staters. Apparently David Macaulay, author of Castle, Cathedral, and other excellent books about The Way Things Work has a new book, Mosque. (If you haven't read Macaulay's books, and most especially if your kids haven't, you need to get them. Start with Castle.)
Macaulay's newest is no doubt a challenging topic now. A New York Times article, describes the book as:
Mr Dreher, new convert to Texas, new convert to Catholicism, not new to ignorance responds:
Apparently Mr. Dreher got to Texas too late to hear about David Koresh and is unfamiliar with the usage of "a" to denote a singular instance. Though maybe Rod reveals too much in assuming that liberals are afraid of "an Assemblies of God zealot from the outskirts of Midland". Tell me Rod, should we be? Is there another one out there?
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