In Quotes: Political Ornithologists, Stones Fans, and an Aging Pop Star in Cairo


“In the run-up to the war in Iraq, liberal hawks were so close to neoconservative hawks that only an expert political ornithologist could distinguish between the species.” 

—Alan Wolfe, “Empty Nest: The Demise of a Species” from World Affairs (Winter 2009)


“So what’s the difference between Beatles and Stones fans? ‘Stones fans party a little more. They’re hung over every day.’ He thinks a moment. ‘Stones fans also don’t want to hear anything about the Beatles.’”

—Jack Boulware, “Now They’re Sixty-Four” from Fray (#2)


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