When the King Saved God

April 1, 2011

By Christopher Hitchens

"After she was elected the first female governor of Texas, in 1924, and got herself promptly embroiled in an argument about whether Spanish should be used in Lone Star schools, it is possible that Miriam A. “Ma” Ferguson did not say, “If the King’s English was good enough for Jesus Christ, it’s good enough for the children of Texas.” I still rather hope that she did."

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Azzy said...

Thinking of you Hitch, 'As a deer who longs for running streams...'.


Christopher reads from Hitch-22: A Memoir