Monday, 17 March 2014

Irony Lost on Washington

Deborah Lehr
It's an oft-repeated cliché, "Americans don't do irony", so I guess I should not be surprised. I wrote of a personable and well-connected lady:
all that money, interested in the past and not an antiquities collector? What's "wrong" with her?
Mr Tompa, not understanding, replied: "There is nothing wrong with someone [who] is wealthy expressing her views" and then wrote a longer piece on the same topic

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