May 23, 2019
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State of dudgeon

Slipping into a state of dudgeon (thank you, Tom Weber) applies to the current affairs in Florida as well as to the prospect of opera-free airwaves. Who can’t feel indignation over whatever hand is on “the hilt of a dagger” (from the French en digeon) when Americans being denied the right to vote are lost in the shuffle of legal wrangling.

What’s the bottom line here? There’s a reason why lawyers from all over the country have been heading to Florida. There are some things that even alligators won’t do.

Barbara Feller-Roth

Castine


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