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"The Literary Art of W. Mitt Romney"

At Harper's, Kevin Baker reimagines several of Mitt Romney's dubious utterances as great literature.
Let us go then, you and I,
While the clouds are stretched across the sky,
Like my campaign etherised upon a table.
But unforunately Baker mostly just leaves it at that. I'd love to see someone (Calvin Trillin, perhaps?) rewrite all of Prufrock with Romney allusions. Though maybe that writer should wait at least until tomorrow - today is Eliot's birthday, so for now that sort of poetic desecration might be particularly disrespectful.

September 27, 2012 in Books, Current Affairs | Permalink


Here's my 2¢: "They will say 'How his hair isn't growing thin!'"

Posted by: Michael Leddy at Sep 28, 2012 5:23:29 PM

His bounteous hair is just one more reason I could never support him.

Posted by: Pete at Sep 30, 2012 11:39:53 AM