Saturday, July 14, 2007

King Georgie

One of Andrew Sullivan's readers has emailed him the following:
I have taught at a military school now for about thirty years. Two years ago, a Lieutenant Colonel, new to the faculty, dropped into my office for advice. "Dr. *******, I made a mathematics mistake on the blackboard today, plain for all to see. Am I of high enough rank that I can claim I didn't make a mistake?"

My answer was "Hell, no, you're not!"

But our president believes he is of high enough rank ...
That sums it up pretty well, methinks.

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