Tuesday, October 14, 2008

Wait—what's the joke?

An admirer of William Trevor, the often-bleak Irish author — a taste Mr. McCain has picked up — Mr. Salter is known among colleagues for his gloomy view of human nature and the world. Mr. McCain has a similar streak. “It’s always darkest before it’s totally black,” he often says, a motto borrowed from the “Peanuts” character Charlie Brown that he jokingly misattributes to Mao. —NYT

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Blogger Kaelína N. said...

I don't get it either...?

Somebody should call the pun police on them.

10:42 PM  

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