Sunday, March 02, 2014

Fun Fun Fun...

Commentator Petesh on Kevin Drum's blog thinks Tennyson has a few words of apropos:

Alfred, Lord Tennyson would like a rhythmic word or two on the subject of Crimea, f'rinstance:

'Forward, the Light Brigade!'

Was there a man dismay'd?

Not tho' the soldiers knew

Some one had blunder'd:

Theirs not to make reply,

Theirs not to reason why,

Theirs but to do and die:

Into the valley of Death

Rode the six hundred.

Meanwhile Merkel thinks Vladimir may be out of touch with reality.

And somebody else points out that its only five months to the Centennial of the start of WWI