Rules … what to do and what not to do. There’s a time for everything. That comes from King Solomon. There’s a time for peace. There’s a time for war. There’s a time to rejoice. There’s a time to cry. There’s a time to love and a time to refrain from loving. There’s … well, you can open the Book of Ecclesaistes, too!
In this morning’s New York Times, our friend Thomas Friedman reminds us of another rule. He wrote:
I’m no expert on American politics, but I do know something about holes. ((And watching the way the Republican Party is reacting to the passage of health care,)) it seems to me the G.O.P. is violating the first rule of holes: “When you’re in one, stop digging.”
Good style! Smart man.
PS. Shhh…. The past of the verb ‘to dig’ is … “dug“[audio:http://test.paris-savannah.com/wp-content/uploads/MF63504.mp3|titles=dug]
(not to be confused with the Texan pronunciation of man’s best friend: the dog)
By the way, if you’re interested in keeping up-to-date, just subscribe to the Paris Savannah Connection!