An editorial confession: I’ve been more or less begging Reid Holloway to write something for CTMajority for awhile, but not on my knees; these things are accomplished through subtleties. Mr. Holloway, always alarmingly astute, has written for this page before. Here, Mr. Holloway has a Damascus Road experience while reflecting on one of his favorite films and decides, peremptorily but justly, that Helen Keller IS America. Prepare yourself for an entertaining journey of the mind. Emblazoned on Robert Frost’s tombstone is the legend: “I had a lover's quarrel with the world.” So do we all. This is part of Reid’s lover’s quarrel. A stern word of warning: Those who are determined to denigrate the Tea Party movement should prayerfully pass by. Don Pesci By REID HOLLOWAY Sometimes when I turn in for the night, I’ll boot up the television to relax a bit before dozing off. Then, as happened one recent morning, it will still be on, as my large pet cat is pacing on my chest, app
go home from us in peace. We seek not your counsel or your arms. Crouch down and lick the hand that feeds you;
may your chains set lightly upon you, and may posterity forget that ye were our countrymen!"