In case you haven’t heard, Megyn Kelly, the “annoying broadcaster” who has spent her life misspelling her name (according to Takimag), has been taken to task for suggesting on her failing TV show that blackface is O.K. at Halloween.
O.K. If America can’t tolerate Megyn Kelly, whom will it tolerate, Jay Nordlinger asks in NRO.
From what I can tell, Megyn K. is a decent, competent, and elegant woman. Also human. Human beings make mistakes, as you may have noticed. Even you and I, possibly.
If America can’t tolerate Megyn, whom will it tolerate? You and me? Are you sure? Can any of us ’scape whipping?
Apparently, Megyn Kelly was intolerable to Fox News because she noticed obvious truths about Donald Trump. Now she is apparently intolerable to NBC. I think a little more toleration all around would go a long way toward becalming and improving our country.
Halloween, a Political Minefield
A few years ago, Yale University melted down over the issue of Halloween costumes. L’Affaire Kelly relates to Halloween costumes. Maybe we should just suspend the damn holiday until such time as the country regains some maturity.
On Twitter, Dan Hannan circulated a funny clip from Reason TV, about hysteria over Halloween costumes. Check ’er out. A little humor can strike blows for sanity.
A Final Halloween Note from JN:
Well, I was talking with a Cuban immigrant in Tampa, and the discussion turned to Halloween. He said, “In Cuba, no Halloween. Communism.” He said it as though no further explanation were necessary. I wish you could have heard his tone — classic.
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