COMMENT POSTED TO ANARTICLE IN THE GUARDIAN
Yes, but please, your husband’s cartoons made a lot of other people angry also.
He had the right, of course, in a free country, but did he display any judgment or consideration or even compassion for others in his vicious work?
I very much think not.
We are reading these words in a newspaper which regularly erases comments which its editors judge as too harsh.
You can't have it both ways in a logical world: sympathy for grotesque inconsiderateness in cartoons (Hebdo, absolutely the case) and no sympathy for inconsiderate comments.
Or I suppose you can, but is that a rational point of view? And isn’t irrationality at the base of the horrors we experience now?
About a million people destroyed in the Middle East over the last decade.