Our Humpty Dumpty President

Posted By on October 14, 2011 at 10:15 am

Apropos of my previous post, yes, I really do think Obama speaks in capital letters; doing so allows him — as with, for instance, the title of a piece of legislation — to apply whatever meaning he wants. “Rich” doesn’t necessarily mean “rich”; “Fair Share” most assuredly doesn’t mean “fair share.”

“When I use a word,” Humpty Dumpty said in rather a scornful tone, “it means just what I choose it to mean – neither more nor less.”

He’s rather a Dumpty-esque figure, our current President.

So I’m guessing that Through the Looking Glass wasn’t necessarily a work of fiction.


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