8FOLD/CONTEST: Journey Into... # 8: Brave New World, With Such Awesome In It!
milos_parker at yahoo.com
Sat Jan 2 10:16:39 PST 2010
On Jan 2, 1:09 pm, dvan... at eyrie.org (Dave Van Domelen) wrote:
> In article <ack3yd032bk.1n1lpy7z13ck8.... at 40tude.net>,
> Andrew Perron <pwer... at gmail.com> wrote:
> >On Thu, 31 Dec 2009 06:52:47 +0000 (UTC), Tom Russell wrote:
> >> "I had assumed he was Irish," says the Gelding.
> >Bwahaha! Naturally.
> Mind you, in the 1930s, and Irish President was almost as unlikely as a
> black President. The whole Catholic thing (part of what made JFK so
> remarkable was, in addition to his age, he was Catholic). Irish were doing
> well on a local level by that point, but really didn't have a shot on the
> national stage.
I was aware of that and had intended the Gelding to already be
surprised/amazed at how far we'd come (an Irish President!!), only to
end up REALLY surprised/amazed-- but I forgot to put it in.
> Dave Van Domelen, working his own Anachronoid into ASH #103-104.
And thanks to Andrew for the very, very lovely comments.
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