Blog Credo

The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed (and hence clamorous to be led to safety) by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary.

H.L. Mencken

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

The Obituary He Earned

When I interned on the Hill in the late '80s, all the wingnuts of the time wanted to know why my Senator had voted against that nice Robert Bork.

Answering those letters was part of my understanding of what bullshit was.

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