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"One should either write ruthlessly what one believes to be the truth, or else shut up." — Arthur Koestler

Whittle Channels Kipling

Posted on | November 22, 2012 | 13 Comments

by Smitty

Ah, the cultural recovery effort:

Can the natural rhythm of excellent poetry overcome the lack of a rap beat?

Update: thanks, Instapundit!

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  • http://profiles.google.com/dianna.deeley Dianna Deeley

    And the gods of the copybook headings limped up to explain it once more.

    I keep reminding people of this.

  • http://profiles.google.com/dianna.deeley Dianna Deeley

    I’m waiting for the gods of the copybook headings with terror and slaughter to return. Because, well. It’s all there in Kipling.

  • https://twitter.com/#!/dudgeohpolitics Dudge OH Politics

    Bill Whittle is awesome!

  • SDN

    You’ll find the survivors more inclined to listen.

  • M. Thompson

    The answer to the question at the end, is yes.

  • http://chicagoboyz.net/ TMLutas

    Rap Kipling
    It’s been done

  • Quartermaster

    The gods of dependency rule supreme these days and their priests, the Parasite Caucus, will tell us all how to make good. Alas, starvation awaits along that path as does death and destruction.

  • http://profiles.google.com/kmenard kevin menard

    Yep, it’s time for that other Kipling verse:

    http://www.poetryloverspage.com/poets/kipling/macdonoughs_song.html

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  • Luke

    I’ve always wanted a heavy metal band rock out to “Danegeld”.

  • David Govett

    Democracy exists only among adults capable of saying, “No.”

  • ravenwald

    amen to kipling, too bad they don’t seem to teach him in schools anymore!