The West's Parasites Again Become Its Predators

As President Obama courted a 20th-century evil in Havana this week, a 21st-century evil exploded in Brussels. An 8th-century (B.C.) story — originating on a current fault line separating Christendom and the Islamic World — pegs the people killing our people even as it helps foster an understanding of ourselves. In The Odyssey, a group of more than 100 suitors eat the family of Odysseus, absent for years because of the Trojan War, out of house and home. Read my column @ the American Spectator on how the West requires not so much an Odysseus laying to waste the rude houseguests but a Penelope calling them out on their ingratitude.