Friday, 11 June 2021

America’s Cultural Revolution

Majdi Wadi & family in better times. Podcast here
From Bari Weiss’ Substack. A guest podcast from a Palestinian America family, who had their lives and lifelong successful livelihood ruined by cancel culture and the BLM movement.

Note as an aside: that Wadi, a Palestinian, born in Kuwait, was not allowed to take Kuwaiti citizenship, not allowed to go to college there, to vote, or to take any meaningful part in civic life. Because he was Palestinian. He says it’s the same in every Middle East country. No right of abode, no citizenship. Such is the love and care and concern that Arabs have for their Palestinian brethren. But it’s only Israel that’s the apartheid state. Where 20% of the population is Arab. And where an Islamist is in the new government coalition. Right.

But that’s not the point of this podcast. Weiss:

What the public shaming of Palestinian immigrant Majdi Wadi — and the boycott of his Minneapolis business — says about who we are