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What century is it?

Here is the quote of the week. It’s from Senator David Weinstein during the floor debate on a weakened version of a statewide smoking ban, which Weinstein vigorously opposed.

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  1. Rob Schofield

    May 7, 2009 at 10:14 pm

    Looks like the senator must be serious about his plans to retire and (maybe) become chair of the ABC Commission. Not sure that anyone other than a senator who simply doesn’t give a darn anymore would make such a bizarre attempt at “humor.”

  2. AdamL

    May 8, 2009 at 11:19 am

    I’m just glad there are no cameras in the Senate disrupting the high-minded public discourse of that august body.

  3. Adam Searing

    May 8, 2009 at 3:23 pm

    According to Adam Linker, the century is the 19th – 1885 to be precise when Kipling’s poem “The Betrothed” was published. That’s where the line is from.

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