Canada's Parliament should expect to be forgiven for ratifying the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child in 1991. Only a really mean tyranny or the American government, if there is could be said to be any difference that is, could fail to recognize the license for arbitrary benevolent-sounding authority that accrues from publicly genuflecting to the fuzzy warm-hearted sentimentality behind a 54-article long codification of a particular set of special rights that expire at the age of eighteen.
It's in the UN, dammit! and if the Ontario Liberals need to keep your kids in school until they're eighteen to wipe out your right-wing heteronormative parenting from the little snot-nosed proletariat's brain with anti-bullying, anti-racist social justice curricula, you'd better not complain. Paul Belein of the Brussels Journal found out for himself the full force of the UN's enlightenment — don't let this happen to you! Remember, no matter how smart you think you are, you're way stupider than Kofi Annan.
Tuesday, June 20, 2006
Posted by MapMaster on Tuesday, June 20, 2006