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Re: Orthanc? Sigismund

Posted by zeugma on June 25, 2008, at 12:16:00

In reply to Orthanc? fayeroe, posted by Sigismund on March 21, 2008, at 23:15:38

In a slow return to sanity (?), I came back here and was struck by this evocative name and its relevance to American culture.
There is a prominent politician whom I have long thought resembled not Orthanc's ruler, but his grovelling assistant, Grima Wormtongue.
Without identifying him (her?), we can reflect on why the type is a natural for politics.





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