Dagger in hand

A man of prodigious fortune, coming to add his opinion to some light discussion that was going on casually at his table, began precisely thus: "It can only be a liar or an ignoramus who will say otherwise than," and so on. Pursue that philosophical point, dagger in hand.

--Michel de Montaigne, Of the art of discussion.

Stab back: cmnewman99-at-yahoo.com


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Saturday, February 15, 2003
AMERICA SHRUGS? Jim Henley has written a speech for Bush in the event the UN refuses to do anything about Iraq. Hearing an American president give that speech would be worth letting Saddam stay in power. It'll never happen, though.

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