I heartily support Catalonia’s referendum on secession even though I was almost arrested the only time I visited Barcelona. I hit Spain as the next-to-last country in a 5000-mile hitchhiking jaunt in the summer of 1977. Within 10 minutes of getting dropped off south of the French border, I realized that my two years of Spanish […]
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This Toles’ cartoon on despondent voters getting liquored up reminds me of how Civil War surgeons gave soldiers whiskey before sawing off their legs. What is the best alcohol anesthetic for the amputation of the Bill of Rights?
I don’t want to sound like a teetotaler – or, worse, a prohibitionist – but I think we can agree that if you are so drunk that you crash a government car into a security barrier next to the White house, you probably over-imbibed. After the latest debacle, the Secret Service is going to have […]