Western World, Please Call Your Office
Adolf Hitler announced to the world in Mein Kampf, in 1925-26, exactly what he planned to do to Europe and to the Jews. The problem was that only a few people, such as Winston Churchill took him seriously. And no one took Churchill seriously until the invasion of Poland. In recent weeks, the President of Iran [Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, photo above -- Ed.] has announced his plan regarding the United States and Israel, which is to destroy them. His chief strategist has spoken in similar terms, throwing in Great Britain, Australia, New Zealand, Canada and the Arab Gulf State for good measure. Iran is a rich, modern country, with a huge army, on the verge of becoming a nuclear power with long-range missiles. In this column, Mark Steyn notes that the British reaction has been to discount the evidence of their own ears, while the United States is too preoccupied with the Scooter Libby indictment to pay attention. Those who fail to learn from history ….
Ralph B. Kostant