Thursday, January 19, 2012

Mark Steyn: The Last Laugh or the return of the Memory Hole
Dr Lazar Greenfield, president-elect of the American College of Surgeons, whose career came to a sudden end after he wrote a light-hearted Valentine’s Day piece for Surgery News on the health benefits for women of semen. Although right on the facts, he offended the tender sensitivities of his feminist colleagues, and his decades of illustrious service availed him naught. Like Kundera’s protagonist, Dr Greenfield had made an ideologically unsound joke, and was disappeared: Surgery News wound up pulping the entire issue.
Read the whole thing. I recommend a new epithet for these people, "memholes."

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