By Oswald Sobrino, J.D.; M.A. (Econ.); M.A. (Theo.); M.L. (Master of Latin), doctoral student, University of Florida.

Friday, May 3, 2013

The Legacy

Recently, George W. Bush inaugurated his presidential library at the Southern Methodist University campus in Dallas (a very nice university to visit with an excellent art museum dedicated to Spanish art and with close ties to the Prado museum in Spain, if your budget does not allow a Madrid trip).

Presidential legacies.

Well, as I read the poems of Catullus in preparation for an exam, I was struck by this word used to translate one of the poet's lines in Poem 37: "clintonize." Well, at least, they don't use the poor, confused woman's name.

Here is the link with a user warning that the content is neither tasteful nor dignified nor appropriate for all users.

Wow, all of that sturm und drang, for this. Or, as Shakespeare would say, all this "sound and fury signifiying," in the end, "nothing."



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