To clarify: the title is excerpted from Act 1 of Shakespeare's Love's Labour's Lost. The full quote goes:
"Light, seeking light, doth light of light beguile;
So ere you find where light in darkness lies,
Your light grows dark by losing of your eyes."
It's a warning against spending too much of your life in scholarly pursuits.
Day By Day
Wednesday, July 20, 2005
Maryland Politics Update
The WSJ has a nice piece on Michael Steele, presumptive Republican candidate for Sarbane's Senate seat in 2006. They identify his candidacy as the first real test of the Republican Party's outreach to black voters.