A prince of a man

In my latest National Post column I praise Prince Philip for his character, modesty and acid wit, three things the modern world needs badly.

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Wish I’d said that – May 4, 2017

“As long as history is regarded as ‘philosophy teaching by examples’ drawn from real life, this tendency to write up the virtues of past ages will persist. So long also will classical scholars be tempted to seek to enhance the value of their subject by dwelling with enthusiasm upon the moral worth of the Romans.”

F.R. Cowell, Cicero and the Roman Republic

 

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The wise old journalist

In my latest National Post column I say if the Senate can write silly patronizing children’s books for adults, I can too. Please send me money.

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