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Posted on Aug 20, 2008 in Blog, politics | 2 comments

Rational Patriotism

I ran across this quote a while ago, and it’s been running around in my head:

“My country, right or wrong’ is a thing no patriot would ever think of saying except in a desperate case. It is like saying ‘My mother, drunk or sober.”
— GK Chesterton

2 Comments

  1. Word!

  2. My mum’s usually good fun when she’s drunk.