...I am not ignoring Washington, just letting the New Guy settle in and get his foot well-positioned in his mouth. Snarking now is like shootin' fish in a barrel.
Bear in mind that though we regard it as routine, an orderly transfer of Executive authority and responsibility is very much the exception in many parts of the world, perhaps most. The electorate was rather sharply divided and very nearly evenly; yet here in the States, we didn't even have riots. Either we're amazingly apathetic or the system kinda works -- or both.
CHICAGO RAILROAD FAIR, 1948
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