Speaking of Golf . . .

In 1935, the great classicist F.L. Lucas (who did everything from translating Greek lyric poetry to authoring a standard work on Aristotle to topographical study of the battle of Pharsalus) wrote ”Splendid Isolation”, a poem assailing the ongoing appeasement of Hitler by the British. One couplet stands out and resonates today.

Hitler be hailed through an all but wrecked Ukraine

We shall just read, and turn to golf again.

Victor Davis Hanson — NRO contributor Victor Davis Hanson is a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution and the author, most recently, of The Second World Wars: How the First Global Conflict Was Fought and Won.

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