August 28, 2009
Your Turn: Platon’s Goodbye to Ted Kennedy
“When he buried his nephew, he echoed Yeats’ words that a man should “live to comb gray hair.”
It’s a peculiar image that seems to pull at many threads at once, including character, health, mortality, dynasty and American politics (and reminds me how much I love what we’re doing here, taking the time to look). Your thoughts?
(slightly revised 8/29 2 am PST)
(photo: Platon. Quote from TIME/The Well. Table of Contents.)