Jesus and Mo and selective activism

July 12, 2023 • 9:00 am

Today’s Jesus and Mo strip, called “nothing” features the return of Moses. The short caption is “It’s only fair,” and for some reason Moses, who’s Jewish, is giving “non-Western societies” a break about their racism. I presume they’re referring to Middle Eastern Arab countries, but I may be wrong. But if I’m right, Moses himself is showing the “soft bigotry of low expectations.”

5 thoughts on “Jesus and Mo and selective activism

  1. “You’ve got to make allowances for those guys.” “Which brings to mind: Why don’t we conjure up some indulgences for those guys?”

  2. … the “soft bigotry of low expectations.”

    Although Dubya could stumble all over himself when speaking extemporaneously (“Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice … we won’t get fooled again.”), he did have a couple of talented wordsmiths — Michael Gerson and David Frum — coining phrases like the above in his prepared speeches.

    1. In the spirit of previous communications by “the Artist”, I’d guess “because I can’t draw cats” would be his answer.
      Sometimes the simplest explanation is the truth. Sherlock and Poirot would disagree, but it could just happen.

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