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Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Quote of the Day (Karl Kraus, Anticipating the Ukraine Crisis)
“Diplomats lie to journalists, then believe the
headlines.”—Austrian journalist-satirist Karl Kraus (1874-1936), in The Kraus Project: Essays by Karl Kraus, Translated and annotated by
Jonathan Franzen with Paul Reitter and Daniel Kehlmann (2013)
I'm a librarian (no, NOT a "cybrarian" or "information scientist" or any of the other trendy terms the profession has come up with), as well as a freelance writer/researcher; my political leanings are contrarian, much to the dismay of friends on the left and right, and so I will give anyone looking for my vote exactly what they deserve -- the back of my hand