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Warning Labels

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…”