Ed Driscoll

Happy Columbus Day!

“Many in the West will demonstrate their fierce originality and intellectual independence today by condemning Christopher Columbus using the same shopworn cliches they used last year.”

So from that perspective, we should give Google bonus points today for the creative–and, gosh darn it, down right adorable–way they stuck the shiv into yet another traditional holiday.

Update: Steve Green adds:

Cursing the history that brought you here is like wishing you, yourself never existed.

But he’s probably not alone in that sentiment.

Indeed. Friends don’t let friends mix cocktails that blend equal portions of post-modernism and anti-modernism.