The Swan Song of N. Leroy Gingrich (version 2.0)

May the ghost of T. S. Eliot forgive me. I first wrote this a little more than a year ago. This is a slightly revised version... a little better, I hope.Let us go then, you and I,Before Tea Party politics passes us each byLike a patient etherized upon a table;Let us go, through Washington's K Street,The … Continue reading The Swan Song of N. Leroy Gingrich (version 2.0)

The Swan Song of N. Leroy Gingrich

May the ghost of T. S. Eliot forgive me.Let us go then, you and I, Before Right politics passes both of us by Like a patient etherized upon a table; Let us go, through certain Washington streets, The lobbyists' retreats And chicken dinners in one-night swank hotels And taking time for whatever sells Lobbyists that … Continue reading The Swan Song of N. Leroy Gingrich