Penn Gillette. Patriot.

“Well, it’s not really the right word, but freedom is kind of a hobby with me, and I have disposable income that I’ll spend to find out how to get people more of it.”

from Federal V.I.P.

The above article seems sort of hopeful to me, actually. Though it takes a celebrity, I think, to get the attention of Federal Authorities. I wonder if, since I have a blog, a kind of miniature public platform, if I might have some role to play were something like this to happen to me.

I’m overestimating the importance of this blog. But that’s what the article made me think of first. In addition, of course, to the way human institutions are beholden to the peccadilloes of its employees.

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