The Corner

Metaphor Watch

“If you ask me, I think Zell just dug up the stinking corpse of the effete

Carter presidency, and rubbed it all over John Kerry.”

Rod, do you think you could go a little easier on the metaphors? I was

eating a Boston creme when I read that, and now I can’t finish the darn

thing.

John Derbyshire — Mr. Derbyshire is a former contributing editor of National Review.

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