Nov 17, 2019
From: Jack Fowler <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Sat, Nov 16, 2019 at 1:06 PM
Subject: Coup Coup Kachoo
Dear WJ Aficionado,
Lots of folks, colleagues included, are commenting on the language being used to describe the ongoing impeachment circus (see – there's one!). God bless them all. Now, admitting that the opinion of this Dimwitted Epistolarian shouldn't matter to you a wit or what, Your Humble Servant shares that he is cool with "coup." This being a harsh political process — sure, one that is constitutional, but that doesn't make it sacred, or the First Amendment's co-equal — it can tolerate the lingo that comes with politics. That lingo can be savage, influencing, bold, distracting, etc. If that induces the vapors, well, sorry. Maybe you should consider relocating to Utopia.
On this coup topic, my friend, Professor Hanson, has a thing or 10 to say. See below.
Now, this Tuesday, November 19, 2019, marks the 64th birthday of National Review, and if the gods and my ukulele cooperate, I may have a ditty — to the tune of Mr. McCartney's appropriate and famous song — to share (hold not thy ...