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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Wednesday, February 26, 2003
Now that I've vented about the smug supercilious stupidity of certain antiwar partisans, I can focus on the qualms that I really do have about us going into Iraq. Here's one of the big ones.

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