Last Refuge

2 06 2017

Troy

If patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel, then “you know who I am” is the last refuge of a fallen pseudo-elitist.

And yes, Wigginton, we know who you are.  You’re someone who thinks that since, for a short time and over a limited piece of geography, you wielded a well-defined sort of power on behalf of what is currently the world’s most powerful institution, therefore you think you’re exempt from criminal sanction.

By and by, I’m trying to remember offhand who was the Imperial prosecutor for one-third of a Balkan diocese in the Ancient Roman Empire for about a decade in the second century A.D.

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5 responses

2 06 2017
UlricKerensky

I’m not sure all the local members of the bar know the sitting (confirmed) US Attorney. It’s not like you have to go to the Federal Building on April 15th and bring trib…..

2 06 2017
countenance

Comment of the year so far in this space.

And wouldn’t you know it, I’m out of gold stars.

2 06 2017
sondjata

“failure to reduce speed to avoid a crash”
This is an actual offense?

2 06 2017
countenance

It’s the state of Illinois, which has legally prohibited all forms of fun.

2 06 2017
Alex the Goon

If so, there should also be a code for “failure to increase speed to avoid a crash”.




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