Skip to comments.Turning away when sacrilege purports to be art
Posted on 09/27/2012 5:14:39 AM PDT by rellimpank
Politics is by nature a brutalizing business. It is a business of ambition and lies. Stay around it too long, and your heart becomes coarsened. It thickens and gets numb.
It happens to cops, from years of listening to predators rationalizing why they did what they did. And it happens to reporters too.
When I was deep in it at Chicago's City Hall, when I could feel the heart inside me sneering, I'd sneak away to visit the Art Institute of Chicago. It was quiet and there were no speeches, no political predators barking about their reasons, when the true reason was always their own ambition.
Have you seen it? I could sit there for hours, recovering from all those ambitious liars.
(Excerpt) Read more at chicagotribune.com ...
To avoid having to sign up with the Tribune.
Just cut and paste a key phrase from the article into Google. Then look for the chicagotribune.com header.
Also works on WSJ and others.
Search phrase... (On Romney’s alleged deficit in the current polls)
Header... www.chicagotribune.com News columnists
Wow! It does work. Not only that, I use Yippy.com as a search. Right below the Chicago Trib entry was a link back to this very post on Free Republic.