The Corner

Praeteritio Run Amok

Corner. That’s when you slyly mention something by loftily declaring that

it would, of course, be wrong of you to mention it. Well, here’s the

Minneapolis Star-Tribune on W’s military record

I call that

praeteritio run amok. “In this superheated political season, everyone

should exercise care in evaluating whether Bush performed the National Guard

duties he said he did…” Pur-leeze.


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