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Response to many a good man (Reply #19)

Tue Mar 6, 2018, 12:07 AM

37. Thanks, many a good man!

As a student of Irish history, I think it's worthwhile to compare some of the dynamics of 1919 Ireland, with the current situation in the US. I believe that in this context, Yeats was referencing the equivalent of some of today's public leadership in government, corporations, etc, who hail to take steps to put the worst in check.

It's curious: like Nixon, Trump is only worried about saving himself. He will gladly sacrifice anyone and everyone else. Why do even the slime bother to try to protect him?

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