Monday, March 25, 2013

Why can't we be more like Europe?

Isn't that what liberals say here? That Europe is SO tolerant of alternative life-styles, while the U.S. is so damn conservative and just plain mean.

Yeah, not so much.

When was the last time police had to use tear gas and a brisk hickory shampoo to disperse hundreds of thousands of anti-gay marriage protestors in the United States? I can't recall a similar event here, but please correct me if I'm wrong.

I guess for some the grass is always greener.

4 comments:

Buck Pennington said...

Mebbe that was just a bunch o' American evangelicals on holiday in Paris. I hear Paris is nice this time o' year.

Old NFO said...

Yeah, depends on 'which' grass... sigh

Mikael said...

Speaking of europe like it's any kind of homogenized whole is also way off track. You've got everything from countries where the gay pride parades have become mainstream festivals to at least one country which is turning into nazi germany(in case you missed it, Hungary is no longer a democracy)...

Christina LMT said...

Mikael, I'm very well aware of this. I grew up in West Berlin in the 80's!
I was mocking the folks here in the U.S. who believe Europe is some kind of progressive utopia.