A Note on Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar

I had the role of Marc Antony in that play once upon a time. His speech that struck me most wasn’t the funeral oration. It was his soliloquy earlier in Act III. It begins:

O, pardon me, thou bleeding piece of earth,
That I am meek and gentle with these butchers …

Antony goes on to predict

Domestic fury and fierce civil strife …

I truly hope that the extremist Democrats are less successful in stirring up resistance today than the extremist Democrats were in 1861.

Pride Goeth Before The Fall

Steven Hayward has a piece over at PowerLine that deals with one of the skirmishes of the Democrats’ civil war, in this case between the mainline gay pride leadership and the (I’m not making this up, you know) LGBTQ2S “community.”

Live by the four-way intersectionality, die by the four-way intersectionality, since a crash is inevitable where there is no equivalent of a stop signal to leftist craziness.

Read the whole thing.