I will argue that this toxic atmosphere was far better than the "comity" we now suffer. No law passed without a fight is far preferable to the nanny state. If the Bladensburg dueling grounds were still active, a whole generation would today have no clue about the names Pat Leahy, Ted Kennedy, or Chuck Schumer.Perhaps we could get legislation through exempting elected officials from the laws against dueling?
Monday, April 30, 2012
QotD: Gentlemen's Blood Edition
From Roger, The Real King Of France: