Notes on the Atrocities
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Tuesday, May 04, 2004  

George Will's brain, having slumbered through the Clinton and Bush administrations, has suddenly shuddered to life. (Which is why his most recent column is getting linked by everyone.) Of the many fine observations he makes, I like this one for its beat and danceability:

Being steadfast in defense of carefully considered convictions is a virtue. Being blankly incapable of distinguishing cherished hopes from disappointing facts, or of reassessing comforting doctrines in face of contrary evidence, is a crippling political vice.

posted by Jeff | 12:40 PM |
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