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November 19, 2007

The bell shall ring to wake them


Despite freely admitting these misstatements years ago, made in desperation, she had not only been elected to Parliament, but had been viewed as a potential prime minister.

Prime Minister Ayaan Hirsi Ali: Now there is an excellent idea. Perhaps she still will be. This generation is still seeking its Churchill*; wouldn't that be something.

'They are mighty Arthur's warriors!'
Said the grey-man; 'Till the day
When the bell shall ring to wake them,
They must sleep. Then wake for aye!

* Thanks to one of several Red Ensign bloggers last week for the expression. Auchentoshan concentrates the mind.

Posted by Ghost of a flea at November 19, 2007 07:23 AM