Thursday, October 2, 2008

Distemper

An article in the National Review argues that having a quirky temperament is actually an advantage as president.

George Will asked, “Can a dismaying temperament be fixed?” Perhaps not. But whose temperament, in truth, is more dismaying? One that is passionate, decisive, and uncompromising in the face of moral and political evil? Or one that is merely agreeable. To borrow Robert Frost’s line, I hold with those who favor fire.


Yip-yah.