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High Office, Unworthy Men, and Tea Parties

Started by JJM, 05/02/2009 03:36PM
Posted 05/02/2009 03:36PM Opening Post
“Power,” wrote Boethius,“ does not make a man master of himself if he is imprisoned by the indissoluble chains of wicked lusts; and when high office is bestowed on unworthy men, so far from making them worthy, it only betrays them and reveals their unworthiness.”

From the excellent essay by J.R. Nyquist. I think it begins to explain what the recent Tea Parties were all about:

Jim McSheehy