From the Opinion Journal
How anti-American is the Reuters “news” service? Check out the first two paragraphs of this human-interest story from Amsterdam:
A Dutch woman who swears by a daily helping of herring for a healthy life celebrated her 115th birthday on Wednesday as the oldest living person on record.The swipe at America seems especially gratuitous given that 1890 actually was a big year in the history of the Netherlands: the year Queen Wilhelmina, age 10, ascended to the Dutch throne.
Hendrikje van Andel-Schipper, a former needlework teacher, was born in 1890, the year Sioux Indians were massacred by the U.S. military at the Battle of Wounded Knee.
Pop Quiz History Question: did you ever learn in school about Indians massacring white settlers? It happened, but it seems to have been dropped down the PC memory hole.