Tag Archives: Robert Bolt

GOP Oath Breakers Inhabit Twilight World

Only Romney honored his Senate oath in Trump’s trial, inviting comparisons with Thomas More & John Proctor. The other senator? Tolkien’s Dead Men of Dunharrow.

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Support Trump or Your Head on a Pike

To avoid having their heads hoisted on pikes, once moderate Republicans voted to acquit Trump. The pike reference comes from Shakespeare.

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GOP’s Best Case: We’re All Mad

Two literary allusions by a Trump defender in yesterday’s impeachment hearings don’t bode well for the president.

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