Mr. Latvis mustn’t be enjoying all the publicity very much. That makes me very sad. Here’s his pithy note to me, just received:
Jon Latvis wrote:
It’s not a swastika on my arm you fucking idiot! It’s a Cross of Thunder, our
God of War that our people have used for thousands of years! Learn some European
history, ASSHOLE! I’ll be suing your ass for slander real soon if you don’t shut
the fuck up!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
My goodness! Sorry about the swear words. Jon seems upset.
I immediately wrote back, and said I would be happy to correct the record about the swastika thing, if he simply told me what the “Cross of Thunder” was, in his own words. No response.
So, I entered the phrase in this helpful Google thing, and this is what I got:
Perhaps Rob Ford could meet with him, and they could discuss the etymology of words, and transit and stuff.