Monday, May 12, 2008
Famous Are the Flowers
The Left is not generally known for its support of monarchy. However, recently The Nation published a thorough cover story on "Hawaiian Resistance Then--and Now" which is fairly favorable to the monarchy and its advocates, a position which is not all that surprising in light of The Nation's longstanding opposition to American imperialism, which the annexation of Hawaii undoubtedly was. Politics make strange bedfellows indeed!
Queen Lilliuokalani's autobiography can be read online here.