A country without a memory is a country of madmen

Oh, man! I really, really wanted to write about the similarities between this election and the one in 1800 (seriously), but someone beat me to it.

I’m not saying that I suddenly agree with the Republicans and everything’s gonna be just peachy. Far from it. However, it would do everyone well to keep things in perspective when they are making their cases for or agin’ a particular policy. The sky might be falling, but we’ve been hit on the head before and survived with just a little dain bramage.

I really just linked to the article so I could quote this cool poem:

The election is over, let hard feelings pass
I’ll hug your elephant, and you can kiss my…

[ via On the Third Hand ]

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2 Responses to A country without a memory is a country of madmen

  1. Kathy K says:

    I’m glad I’m not the only one who liked that little ditty. I was on the elephant side (mostly… in This election…) and it still made me grin.

  2. jcwinnie says:

    Well-written and reasonably stated, what in the heck is it doing here?

    In any case I am little fuzzy on this history stuff. Was it not in the Jefferson administration that we got into that Shores of Tripoli stuff?

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