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In the current issue of NR, Mark Steyn says of the bureaucrats at the CIA: “A license to kill time.” I have no political point to make about it — I just love the phrase. Along the same lines, OpinionJournal ran a review last week of a book on Hollywood; I know bupkis about movies, but I loved the description of Erich von Stroheim as a “Teutonic ham.”


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