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November 19, 2007

The bell shall ring to wake them

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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