Date registered: Mar 2005
Vehicle: 1967 Irish/ Pole
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... our President or our country--which is the same thing, ...
There you're mistaken. They're no more the same than a criminal is defined by his best moment, or a hero his greatest failing. The country out lives it's heads of state like a man outgrows his youth and comes to be wise, or forgets what he once believed in and falls into despair.
"...pour out of one vessel into another; and as those old Romans robbed all the cities in the world, we skim the cream of other men's wits, pick the choice flowers of their tilled gardens to set our own sterile plots."
-a Richard Burton