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Day: November 12, 2016
How did Richard Nixon’s parents react to him becoming President?
As others point out, they were dead by 1968. However Hannah Nixon lived until 1967, and Frank Nixon until 1956. So they saw him Vice-President, and she fretted over how he looked in the Kennedy–Nixon debates. How they reacted to him making Vice-President would be evidence enough of how they would have reacted to him […]
Are Turks appropriating European culture?
https://www.quora.com/How-many-Turkish-consider-themselves-as-European/answer/Sinan-Ozeren Greek neighbour here. And hello to my neighbours! “Cultural appropriation.” I don’t think that word means what you think it means. I also happen to think that as a cultural critique, the notion of “cultural appropriation” is so vague, so clumsily wielded, so thoughtlessly conscripted in identity battles, that it deserves to be subverted […]