This story has nothing to do with the global jihad, but it shows why it is virtually certain that Britain will eventually capitulate to the jihadists and become an Islamic state: any nation that becomes ashamed of its own history and culture will ultimately die. What reason would it have to keep on living? And that death should be ruled a suicide. From Reuters, with thanks to the Constantinopolitan Irredentist:
LONDON (Reuters) – Britain celebrated an epic naval victory Tuesday but a descendant of its hero Admiral Horatio Nelson said the Battle of Trafalgar bicentenary was trying too hard not to offend historical enemies France and Spain.
A highlight of the world’s biggest naval review was featuring two fleets enacting a 19th century sea battle.
But they have been called simply the red and the blue fleet rather than by country names, which has sparked a shot across the bows from Nelson’s great great great granddaughter.
“I am anti-political correctness. Very much against it. It makes fools of us,” said 75-year-old Anna Tribe.
“I think the idea of the blue team fighting the red team is pretty stupid. I am sure the French and Spanish are adult enough to appreciate we did win that battle,” she added.
The historian playing Nelson in the mock battle is equally annoyed.
“If you obliterate history for the sake of political correctness, you can’t learn from the past. Nelson thought politicians were cowards. I tend to agree,” Alex Naylor said.
You can say that again, Alex.