|Their second try at wrecking Europe. Now comes Merkel
(LATER, 18 Oct 2017): Third time "lucky" for Germany?? Twice before they tried to destroy Europe. Will Merkel be the one to achieve it?)
First War a Kaiser,
Second War a Fuhrer,
Third War a Chancellor.
Kaiser Wilhelm wanted to take over Europe; Fuhrer Hitler wanted to take over the world; Chancellor Merkel wants the Islamic world take to over Europe.
Merkel's motivation for her open door policy to "refugees" is simple: she still feels guilty about the Nazis. You can see it from her comments in the video below (0:58). Her view is that Germany is no better than ISIS. As if Germany had not become an exemplary democracy since WW2. As if they had not fully faced and expunged the Nazi horrors.
She is, as son John says, doing a North Korea: visiting the crimes of ancestors on the present generation.
Of course, it's all working out very badly, already. I'd thought it might take some time, but already there's the New Years Eve horrors: now over 500 women have claimed sexual harassment, theft and in some cases rape, by Muslim men, the majority of whom, of those few the police have managed to arrest are recent migrants from the Middle East.
The Wall Street Journal investigates this in two interesting articles yesterday:
The Cologne Portent (Dropbox) by Bret Stephens (on WSJ site, $), who I've only recently got onto; he's very solid, a great and insightful writer. Snip:
.... Multiculturalism is a liberal fetish that is also the antithesis of liberalism, classical or modern—a simultaneous belief in individual autonomy and cultural equality, irrespective of whether different cultures believe in individual rights or not.
Typically liberals have elided this incoherence by pretending, as President Obama often does, that Western cultures are no better than non-Western cultures in respecting human rights, or by demanding radical liberalism inside the West while supinely accepting violent anti-liberalism outside it.
But the events in Cologne make a nonsense of this. What was outside the West is now inside. In the spirit of Christian charity, Angela Merkel and other European leaders have imported a culture of Muslim misogyny. In the name of humanity, the benefactors are asked to close their eyes to the brutishness of so many of their beneficiaries.
And Denying the Obvious About Islamist Terror, by Dorothy Rabinowitz (in full below the fold)
Years of effort by this administration to deny, conceal and sermonize the nation out of its awareness of facts clearly evident to them is the sort of thing that doesn’t escape Americans in this election season, shadowed by the threat of terrorism. That is a fact Hillary Clinton might consider as she goes forth to celebrate her identification with the Obama years.