I was glad Kenneth Baitsholts responded to Charles Krauthammers column so I didnt feel I had to, but Jim Liebs retort letter needs a comment. Krauthammer sometimes makes good points; however, concerning Palestine/Israel, he serves mostly as a rabble-rouser, playing on peoples limited, static and biased knowledge. If his goal is to deter peaceful positive discussion, he does well. But thats not helpful, nor is it truthful.
Thursdays Get Fuzzy dialogue sums up the cherry-picking situation for everyone. Rob Wilco: Hmm your grasp of facts is loose. Bucky Cat: Robert, I moved beyond 'facts a long time ago. Facts are for people who cant create their own truth. Fact. Rob: OK. So youre a Big Picture guy. Bucky: Inefficient. I just find the correct little picture and go with that.
Mr. Lieb suggests that the history book that I read gave him the facts. Perhaps he should consider the future plural tense: the history books I will read. Get more knowledge and the picture gets more fuzzy. Even comic characters know that.