Sunday, November 05, 2017

The Schleswig-Holstein Question

Clarice Feldman's "Clarice's Pieces" column , Why Is the Mueller Investigation like the Schleswig-Holstein Question? begins with this humorous observation:

"I’ve been muddling through the week’s events respecting the special counsel’s activities, trying to provide a clearer road map. And even harder -- trying to do it in a way that doesn’t make it seem more complicated than need be. A friend reminded me of Lord Palmerston’s observation: “The Schleswig-Holstein question is so complicated, only three men in Europe have ever understood it. One was Prince Albert, who is dead. The second was a German professor who became mad. I am the third and I have forgotten all about it.”

Fortunately Feldman kindly breaks down the Mueller investigation into easily digestible chunks for us to read on this extra long Sunday.


Jan said...

I've given up understanding the whole thing. I tried for a while.

cube said...

Jan: Clarice makes it easy to follow. Really, she does.

carol l mckenna said...

Wonderful post with great wit ~

Thanks for your well wishes and comment on my blog ~ much needed and appreciated.

light and love,
A Shutter Bug Explores
aka (A Creative Harbor)

ps. Send healing energy ~ just out of hospital with adverse reaction to flu and pneumonia shot ~

Kid said...

The answer to the Schleswig-Holstein question is "The world is over-populated".

3 posts a day now? You must be retired !

DaBlade said...

That reminds me... Do you have Prince Albert in a can?

cube said...

carol l mckenna: Thank you Glad you liked it.

cube said...

Kid: Over-populated by Darwin award winners, and some inbred Windsors come to mind.

cube said...

DaBlade: No, but I'm sure his refrigerator is running ;)

cube said...

Kid: The extra hour had me all charged up hence the 3 posts.

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