VDARE.com: 02/07/05 – Blog Articles
Hmore Hmong Violence in Hminneapolis [Brenda
Walker] – 02/07/05
The Hminneapolis Star-Tribune
continues to amaze with jaw-drop "journalism"
that goes far beyond the basics of mere political
correctness into new levels of confusing readers.
Consider the article
"Officer straddles two worlds" [February 6,
2005] and its laudatory beginning:
physique and charisma attractive enough to launch
him into Asian martial arts movies, St. Paul police
patrolman Tou Mo Cha had a following in the city`s Hmong
community that made him a natural to travel last year
with Mayor Randy Kelly`s hand-picked delegation to
You might think "Hmm, another
warm and fuzzy immigrant
puff piece. Bo-o-o-r-ring." But that
supposition, dear reader, would be wrong, because this
is a crime story—the subject is apparently a perp,
Tou Mo Cha is accused of second-degree assault with a
dangerous weapon, terrorist threats and criminal
property damage, in connection with some intramural
Hmong violence centered around
Vang Pao, a
CIA-affiliated general from the
Vietnam war. The reader learns these incidentals
after the emotional set-up of the "straddles two
culture-clash has been established.
Cha is going to trial Feb. 14, and we are hoping for
clarity from the courts unlike the muddled picture
presented by the Star-Trib.
OpinionJournal.com`s Latest [James
Fulford] – 02/07/05
Paul Greenberg`s illegal alien article is up on
OpinionJournal.com, so those of you who read Bryanna
smackdown of it can now
read the whole thing, Oh, and you can send Paul
mail, if you like.
OpinionJournal not only reprints
most of the
pro-immigration stuff from the WSJ, ("America
needs more foreign workers." is an opinion, after
all, rather than a fact) but has been known to scalp
them from other publications as well, see
this one from
Commentary, with our comments.