Tagged: the holocaust

A Note for the Sake of Historical Accuracy

I wasn’t going to write about this, but the one-two punch of Rod Dreher and John Podhoretz – in agreement,* no less! – has somehow made me shift into gear.  Anna Breslaw penned a not-quite...

Vengeance is Clean; Vengeance is Cruel

Ta-Nehisi writes: When I think of Django Unchained all I see are rape scenes and scowling dudes. One of the problems, at least for me, is that I don’t actually hunger for a revenge flick about...

How to Think About John Demjanjuk

If John Demjanjuk’s conviction is—as seems likely—the final act of an international quest for justice that began shortly after the first Allied troops gazed in horror at the newly “liberated” death camps, it will...

Of Maus and Men

Last night, which happened to be International Holocaust Remembrance Day, I attended a lecture by Pulitzer prize winning comic book artist (or graphic novelist) Art Spiegelman.  It was supposed to be a talk on...