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Daniel Hannan Quotes Our Declaration Of Independence To The Eurocrats

Posted on | February 2, 2013 | 7 Comments

by Smitty

Logophile bonus: about halfway through, he uses ‘peregrination‘, which is not what you get from the Governor of Texas when he hears a joke.

via Daniel Hannan’s blog


  • Bruce Webster

    My wife and I had the pleasure of getting to know Daniel (and his lovely young daughter, Alegra) on the National Review Cruise last November. He is brilliant and eloquent; Sandra wished he could end up as the British Prime Minister some day. (I mentioned that to Daniel, who laughed and said, “No, not likely.”) Thanks for posting this.

  • M. Thompson

    “I don’t think we’ll be staying long.” Great line about the unnatural European Union.

  • M. Thompson

    For backing a variety of unfashionable causes, nobody thought Winston Churchill could be PM in 1939. Odder things have happened.

  • Bob Belvedere

    You have way too much pun devising your sentences, Admiral.

  • Bob Belvedere

    I’d be willing to amend The Constitution to allow non-natural-Born citizens to be President if he assured us he would run.

  • richard mcenroe

    His puns are always very point-devise.

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