0 thoughts on “The end of the empire

  1. In Pennsylvania, on November 19, 1863, Edward Everett spoke to over then thousand people for two hours, and no one recalls a word that he said. Alternately, Abraham Lincoln spoke the words of his Gettysburg Address in only a few minutes. While I am no fan of Twitter, perhaps a device which pares down presidential pronouncements should be considered a good thing, although restricting them to 140 characters might be viewed as a bit extreme.

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