While thinking about the volleys of insults last week (both Ann Coulter’s and Bill Maher’s about the Vice President) we keep being haunted by the following:

Above: A St. Andrew’s School sophmore points out the obvious Confederate flag on the wall of a dorm room while his classmates (one American and one Bahamian) have a good laugh at his expense. People these days get very lathered up over offensive speech and symbols, but the truth is that liberals–no strangers to foul speech–make life impossible for the rest of us by continually moving the goalposts. This appeared in the 1971 Tartan (St. Andrews’ yearbook.) It is doubtful that this product of a very liberal school (then and now) would pass muster anywhere in the U.S. today.