The Most Idiotic Way to Commemorate December 7

Erick Erickson's parents apparently never forgave the entire continent of Asia for Pearl Harbor.

December 7 marks the anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, the so-called "Day of Infamy" that led to the United States' entry into World War II. Conservative pundit Erick Erickson -- who most recently was in the news for shooting a front-page New York Times editorial calling for gun control -- to share a fond childhood recollection of how his family used to observe Pearl Harbor Day: with shameless racism and xenophobia.

Erickson tweeted:

This is possibly the most idiotic commemoration of December 7. Ever. Erickson's parents, apparently lacking a basic grasp of global geography, politics and history -- not to mention, um, cuisine -- never forgave the entire continent of Asia for Japan's attack on the United States. Wow, they really stuck it 'em.

I don't say this lightly, Mr. Erickson: your parents were morons.


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