Compared to what?

"Compared to what?" Continued...

Issue: "Enron's collapse," Jan. 26, 2002

Critics will make their point against America. Sometimes they will tell the truth. Often they will distort it to sharpen their arguments. But in a noisy chorus, a string of immigrants that now is centuries long and stretches around the globe multiplied dozens of times, responds quite simply: "Compared to what?"

Joel Belz
Joel Belz

Joel, WORLD's founder, writes a regular column for the magazine and contributes commentaries for The World and Everything in It. He is also the author of Consider These Things.


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