Musings —08.02.2011 03:44 PM—
I’m not sure what that saying means. I think it was popular in the forties, or back before WW2.
In any event, I’ve heard from his own supporters the same thing over and over: that if he’s popular in two years’ time, the party would be “crazy” to let him go.
Heard that again today, in fact. Doesn’t sound much like a kept promise to me.
Anyway, happy birthday wishes to Mr. Rae. An uncharitable person would say he isn’t getting better, he’s just getting older. But I’m a nice guy, so I won’t say that.