Seamanship Quotation

“In political activity, then, men sail a boundless and bottomless sea; there is neither harbour for shelter nor floor for anchorage, neither starting-place nor appointed destination.”
— from Michael Oakeshott's
Political Education” (1951)

Friday, June 3, 2011

Gail Collins wins Canadian prize for second paragraphs

Author of No Axe too Small to Grind and funniest columnist in Toronto, Joey Slinger will look you in the eye and tell you that Gail Collins second paragraph in the following column is the best he’s ever read. Feast.

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