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Errant go-Broad

Errant go-Broad

The morning-after musings on St. Paddy’s day and other such hangovers by a Celtic curmudgeon…

Now here’s a span for us to distinguish,
An emerald clan that’s too oft diminished —
From sinners and squalor
Came saints and then scholars
Who write and talk the best (but ain’t) English.
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Pop Quiz: What rhymes with Wisconsin?

(a) Arizona, (b) Maine, (c) Nevada, or (d) all of the above.

From the sublime to the ridiculous (though I use “sublime” loosely), recent events in Arizona, Maine, and Nevada have both unsettling and stupefying resonance with Wisconsin.  Not unlike at a voting place, we’ll start in alphabetical order.  Read the rest of this entry »

 

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