More Harman blogging

Great to see Graham last night, not least since he showed me an area around the Canal that I had completely missed. He was in his usual hilarious form. Which lead to a mini-contest of trying to think of Gibbon’s best put-down in the Decline and Fall. Please write in with your favorites!

But–and here’s the reason I post this–I’ll put Graham on the spot publicly to prod him to produce, as he suggested he might, a Gibbon-esque rendition of the Decline and Fall of the US post-9/11. Which then returns us to the height of insults needed. Few writers, I think, are up to the task of doing this, and Graham I think is one of them: Bush suffered from the singular tyranny of a lack of sense, and was as ineffectious as he was vain…. or some such…

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