I’m all for political correctness. We have a black President and, at least once a day, I mention I voted for him. But can we draw the line at defacing history with disclaimers?
One publisher doesn’t think so. They’ve taken to slapping warning labels on the Declaration of Independence… to let us know that it “does not reflect the same values as it would if it were written today.”
Can you imagine the warning label they’d put on the Talmud? Or the Talmud that would be written today? “Let me quote the book of Curb Your Enthusiasm, Season 2, Episode 7…”
So now it’s cool to be a regular guy who thinks like, dresses like, acts like a superhero?
Apparently zero-to-hero films like Kick-Ass have been inspiring comic geeks to dress up like Spiderman and catch criminals.
So why hasn’t Curb Your Enthusiasm (episode 19) encouraged more Jews to dress up like Larry David and break up baptisms?
Don't worry, here comes Super-Yid!
We’ve always been a bit antsy with how much of our neuroses and paranoia he exposes, but up until this season he’s always been protected by a certain amount of righteousness in choosing his targets. In the post-divorce era, though, he’s gone too far.
Taking advantage of cripples was a bad step, literally pissing on Jesus… oy. Oy and, may we add, feh.