Although the main error committed by those who misuse the word irony in casual conversation is that the concept has come to us from forms designed to facilitate the organization and structuring of either language or literary material, and not primarily speech, there is a tradition of artful irony in speech.
Fifty-one words is too many for one sentence. This writer may have a point; he needs an editor.
posted on 03/02/2011 5:53:39 AM PST
(On the list: Daniels, Trump, Gingrich, Huckabee; Off the list: Palin, Romney)
If ye love wealth greater than liberty, the tranquility of servitude greater than the animating contest for freedom, go home from us in peace. We seek not your consul, nor your arms. Crouch down and lick the hand that feeds you. May your chains set lightly upon you; and may posterity forget ye were our countrymen.”
The privileged and pampered children of many who found refuge in our country have been educated to love and worship “social justice” not liberty.
posted on 03/02/2011 5:59:18 AM PST
Not that there's anything wrong with that.
I thought this was about steel.
posted on 03/02/2011 6:47:51 AM PST
(You can put lipstick on a donkey (or a dimrat), but it is still an ass!)
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