Friday, June 07, 2019

A Twitter Poll for Mike Pence's 60th Birthday

In the parallels between Watergate and the current #StupidWatergate, what role do you believe that Vice President Mike Pence is playing?

"Hegel remarks somewhere that all great world-historic facts and personages appear, so to speak, twice. He forgot to add: the first time as tragedy, the second time as farce. Caussidière for Danton, Louis Blanc for Robespierre, the Montagne of 1848 to 1851 for the Montagne of 1793 to 1795, the nephew for the uncle. [...Trump for Nixon, Pence for Agnew and/or Ford...]" 
--Karl Marx, "The Eighteenth Brumaire of Louis Napoleon" (1852)