Overheard

 

I have a neighbor who’s a Marine and a Republican.

He and I disagree agree on just about every political issue.

After he read my last collection of cartoons,

his only comment, offered after a judicious pause, was:

“Well — some of us have to be right,

and some of us have to be wrong.”

We both laughed.

 

Then he mixed us up a couple of gigantic tumblers

of pure vodka garnished with pickled vegetables

(which is what he calls “a martini”),

grilled some huge pepper-encrusted steaks,

and we watched old Queen videos

‘til we got all weepy.

In this I believe there is hope for America.

 

NY Times
The Pursuit of What Matters
in Troubled Times

 

 

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~ by eaesthete on 07/19/09.

One Response to “Overheard”

  1. Love this!

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