No doubt his fierce individualism and commitment to individual freedom and dignity will be deplored in Europe and Blue America as cowboy excrescence.
But mostly they will be threatened by his unashamed resort to self-help. Where do you suppose Mr. Hjertstrom stands today on the issue of the right to bear arms? I wonder if he is a true Viking or a liberal who has literally been mugged by reality.
Have Gun Will Travel reads the card of a man.
A knight without armor in a savage land.
His fast gun for hire head's the calling wind.
A soldier of fotune is the man called Paladin.
Paladin, Paladin Where do you roam?
Paladin, Paladin, Far, far from home.
He travels on to wherever he must;
A chess knight of silver is his badge of trust.
There are campfire legends that the plainsmen spin
Of the man with the gun,
of the man called Pa-l-l-l-l-a-din