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Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Quote of the Day (Belloc and Chesterton, on Politics and Intellect)
“The standard of intellect in politics is so low
that men of moderate mental capacity have to stoop in order to reach it.”—Hilaire
Belloc (1870-1953) (pictured) and Cecil Chesterton (1879-1918), The Party System (1911)
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