Decline and fall

As part of VFR’s continuing support for cultural literacy, here is the famous first sentence of Edward Gibbon’s masterpiece, The Decline and Fall of the Obaman Empire:

In the second month of the Brownian era, the empire of Obama comprehended the most confused part of the earth, and the most distracted portion of mankind.

Posted by Lawrence Auster at March 01, 2010 09:24 AM | Send

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