The Corner

Re: Mow Your Own Lawn

A reader alerted me to an earlier P.J. O’Rourke comment on lawn care:

“Grandma, what’s wrong with the people in the bad neighborhoods that we saw from the ‘El’?”

“No one is ever so poor that he can’t pick up his yard.”

But I guess Americans are now too rich to be expected to pick up their yards themselves.

Another reader channels Ben Franklin:

“He who would trade national security for some temporary lawn care, deserves neither.”

Mark Krikorian, a nationally recognized expert on immigration issues, has served as Executive Director of the Center for Immigration Studies (CIS) since 1995.

Most Popular

Elections

The 2020 Battle Begins

The 2020 campaign begins in earnest next week in Florida, when Donald Trump officially launches his reelection bid. On June 26, 20 Democratic candidates and five moderators hold the first of two nights of debates. Where do things stand? According to the polls, President Trump starts at a disadvantage. He has ... Read More