A once-unfinished idea about two men with the same last name.
“Every group of voters he loses is a group of voters he cannot afford to lose.”
“At home, the plumber’s grandson meditates on the four-word instruction of the shell.”
“The problem is not bad apples, but bad orchards.”
“Once learned, such truths cannot be unlearned, they can only be stubbornly denied.”
“…on yet another level I am horrified by the tension that comes with seeing one too many coincidences; having read and remembered one too many familiar stories.”
“Consider a home that should have been condemned years ago; a home that should never have been built in the first place.”
“I come back to this quote now and again — not verbatim, just the operative tones and phrases of it.”