Wednesday, May 25, 2005

Heil Elvis?

Was Elvis a Nazi sympathiser or admirer?

A former bartender was given a cine film which he left untouched for years. Recently, coming across the film again in his attic, he viewed it to his shock, It showed the King wearing a Nazi cap and giving a Nazi salute.

Fortunately for the Legend, he has been dead for 30 years, or he would have faced the fury of the Jewish and Israeli people, regardless of whether he was indeed a Nazi sympathiser or just fooling around, as Prince Harry of Britain would have told him.

Prince Harry wore a Nazi uniform and Swastika armband to a fancy-dress party, and was lambasted angrily by, among other people, the Israeli Foreign Minister. Many European leaders came out in condemnation of his thoughtless act as well.

Britain’s Chief Rabbi said it was imperative that the lessons of the Holocaust during WWII War were not only taught, but understood. To him, wearing a swastika was in extremely poor taste.

Pity that on the other side of the world, the Japanese government can’t recognize the hurts of traumatized Asians who suffered atrociously under the brutal hands of their military during the last World war, by continuously sneaking into school text books revisionist accounts of their WWII history to gloss or skip over their military’s act of genocide in Nanjing (or Nanking) and other atrocities throughout China, Korea and SE Asia, and by their prime minister insisting on worshipping their war criminals at the Yasukuni Shrine.

But even more pitiful had been the noticeably loud silence of the USA and Europe (except for Holland), on such Japanese fascist revisionism. This constrasted sharply with any suggestion or even hint of Naziism, even in cases of foolish innocence like Prince Harry's case.

The moral of the scandalous double standards?

The Jews has shown that the 'Pen (or Press & Political Influence) is Mightier than the Sword'. That is something for the Chinese and Koreans to think about.

No comments:

Post a Comment