Due to a series of minor but time-consuming home-improvement problems today, I ran out of time for a blog post. So, instead, I'd like to share with you this insightful paragraph from a Salon.com article by Classical scholar Kate Billotte on the importance of history and literature. While I disagree with Ms. Billotte's assertion that Republicans are solely responsible for the cheapening and degradation of public discourse (it's a culture-wide problem, not just one political party's), this paragraph is nevertheless very true:
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