Achtung! Polizei! Your papers please!
From reader Joseph George (who favored me with a PIN tag, for “Please
Include Name”)… though other readers expressed similar sentiments:
Mr. Derbyshire, I just have one thing to say about your post on the NRO
Corner: you should have told the cop that you were in a movie with
only would that have awed him with your unassailable coolness, it would
made him think you could kick his ass w/o breaking a sweat.” Or perhaps
cop himself would himself have turned out to be a devotee of Jeet Kun Do
(“Jie Quan Dao,” for you Mandarin-speakers) & I would have ended up
backwards through the air once again.