It was none the less a perfectly ordinary horse, such as convergent evolution has produced in many of the places that life is to be found. They have always understood a great deal more than they let on. It is difficult to be sat on all day, every day, by some other creature, without forming an opinion about them.
The american elite is almost beyond redemption. . . . moral relativism has set in so deeply that the gilded classes have become incapable of discerning right from wrong. everything can be explained away, especially by journalists. life is one great moral mush--sophistry washed down with chardonnay. the ordinary citizens, thank goodness, still adhere to absolutes.... it is they who have saved the republic from creeping degradation while their 'betters' were derelict.