Friday, December 11, 2009

Moses Had It Easy

Having, for the past three-quarters of a century, devoured every scrap of writing that has come my way, starting with the backs of cereal boxes and working my way up to the classics, I have often been struck by just how difficult it is to write a tongue-in-cheek piece about a serious subject and actually bring it off without falling as flat as a slack-stringed banjo.

Paul Duffy, in last week's Barnstable (Cape Cod) Patriot, has risen to, and aced, the task with his spirited exposition of just how difficult and frustrating is the job of leading us cantankerous Americans, who are about as tractable as a roomful of distracted rugrats.

Read and enjoy Paul's column at:

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