Friday, 10 June 2016


It is the most opulent, most gorgeous land on earth — a land whose wisest are but little wiser than its dullest; a land where the rulers have minds like little children and the law-givers believe in Santa Claus; where ugly women control strong men ——

F. Scott Fitzgerald on the USA


James Higham said...

Has it changed?

A K Haart said...

James - not much.

Demetrius said...

If the Europeans had not been stupid enough to engage in two major world wars within thirty years, I wonder what the standing of the USA might be now?

A K Haart said...

Demetrius - good question. Such a tragic waste, but now it is gone, the EU cannot bring it back.