Another excellent piece. A must-read.
Originally posted on Crates and Ribbons:
Since writing this post about The Kissing Sailor, its reach has completely exceeded all my expectations, and has generated more discussion on my blog than ever before. As I read the comments though, I come across a couple of misunderstandings, and though many excellent people have responded with clarification, I see the same misconceptions popping up again and again.
So I thought I’d clear up some confusion once and for all. Here are some of the most common misconceptions.
Misconception #1: That kiss happened in a different time! How can you judge him using modern values?