Hillary Clinton and her ghostwriter may be the only two people in America today, outside of the last few besieged university classics departments, to have any idea who Perseus and Medusa are. It is safe to say that when the overwhelming majority of people saw Kathy Griffin’s grotesque image, they thought not of Perseus and Medusa, but of jihad terrorists.
But not Hillary Clinton. After all, remember that she once said: “Muslims are peaceful and tolerant people and have nothing whatsoever to do with terrorism.”
Nothing whatsoever! Beheading in the cause of jihad and Islam? What’s that? This is all about Medusa!
“Donald Trump Retweets Joke About Violence Toward Hillary Clinton,” by Amanda Terkel, Huffington Post, September 17, 2017 (thanks to Darcy):
Last week, Clinton noted that there was significant criticism directed toward comedian Kathy Griffin when she held up a fake decapitated head of Trump ― and added that she didn’t remember the same outcry over images of her.
“We recently had this big kerfuffle ― this condemnation of Kathy Griffin ― for the picture she had of herself holding a head of Trump like a play on Perseus holding the head of Medusa,” Clinton said. “They were selling T-shirts and mugs at the Republican [National] Convention with Trump holding my head. Nobody said a word. Not a word!”…