When I was a kid, I loved all the silent comedians - Buster Keaton, Laurel and Hardy, Chaplin. And I used to imitate them. I'd go to see a Buster Keaton movie and come home and try things out I'd seen. I learned to do pratfalls when I was very young.
The danger is not that a particular class is unfit to govern: every class is unfit to govern.
The decline of the aperitif may well be one of the most depressing phenomena of our time.
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