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Sunday, September 30, 2007

Two Churchills

Mark Steyn has a nice piece on the difference between talkers and doers.

The difference between Winston Churchill and Ward Churchill... is that for Sir Winston talking was a call to action while for poseurs like Professor Churchill it’s a substitute for it. The pen is not mightier than the sword if your enemy is confident you will never use anything other than your pen. Sometimes it’s not about “freedom of speech,” but about freedom. Ask an Iranian homosexual. If you can find one.
Read the whole thing here.