Sneakers Attack

Enes Canter currently plays center for the Boston Celtics basketball team. He’s also a Turkish Muslim. He says he learned English by watching SpongeBob SquarePants and Jersey Shore. He has dated a Rockefeller. He’s been outspoken against Turkey’s Recep Erdogan, at some personal cost. (His own account of having to flee Indonesia while his team…

Bad News is No News

There hasn’t been much news about America in the Danish media this week, which reflects the Danish media’s conviction that when Democrats are in power, bad news is no news. Joe Biden’s job approval is down to 40% in the Quinnipiac poll (53% disapproval), 43% in Rasmussen (55% disapproval), and 44% in Economist/YouGov (49% disapproval). …

The Inadequacy of “Enough’s Enough”

I haven’t seen any coverage of this in America (yet), but four Nordic newspapers published an open letter to China on their front pages today: Norway’s Aftenposten, Sweden’s Dagens Nyheter, Finland’s Helsingin Sanomat, and Denmark’s own Politiken. Politiken had it blaring out at the world from the top of their home page this morning: At…

China Syndrome

There appears to be unanimity among the western nations that China is doing dastardly things to its Uighur population, even if there’s no agreement at all on how to spell Uighur. For example, in early March a panel of 50 “experts” (sorry, experts, but you’ve earned those scare quotes) determined that the Chinese government “bears…

Vores fjenders fjende

The problem with old maxims and adages is that at some point people stop thinking about them, or acting on them, and merely go on repeating them.  Too often these phrases are thrown out not to support a thought, but to replace one. I say all that because of Berlingske’s Saturday hit piece on Falun…