Religion & Beliefs

Comments of the Week: Dictators and Tattoos and Homos, Oh My!

This week we salute a few particularly witty and wise comments. First up, Mateo’s response to Helen’s post on the death of former Indonesian dictator Suharto:   Suharto joins Pol Pot and others in the ranks of genocidal dictators never … Read More

By / January 30, 2008

This week we salute a few particularly witty and wise comments. First up, Mateo’s response to Helen’s post on the death of former Indonesian dictator Suharto:

 

Suharto joins Pol Pot and others in the ranks of genocidal dictators never brought to justice in life. It eases the conscience, just a bit, to believe in a retributive afterlife where Suharto now serves penance in some painful, eternal Inferno.

So maybe we don’t have hell, but we sure hope Suharto is going to get bitch-slapped on the Other Side. We also liked Ehud Ada’s response to my suggestion that everyone get a big Jewcy tattoo on their left butt cheek:

Er, ok. But if I get it on the right cheek, will folks assume I'm a gay Yeshiva U. alum?

Yes, but only if you moon us at shul. Then we had two particularly awesome comments in response to the post on the policy of no gay partners at Yeshiva of Flatbush high school reunions. First, Baltimom gets a little snippy about frum people who want acceptance of their homosexuality: