Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Social separation breeds contempt

Garrison Keillor
Jan 12, 2010
Social separation breeds contempt

There is no better place to learn the delicate ballet of social skill than in a big city

...When I hear long tales of woe -- Poor Me, my benighted life -- my inner Republican thinks, "That was you who poured all that alcohol down your gullet. You. Nobody else. And why didn't you work a little harder in school? Duh. Your mama tried to tell you and you sneered at her. You did it to yourself, pal. You got on the train to Nowheresville and guess what? You arrived."...

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