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I was asked by a neighbor why I quit writing to the newspaper. He’s not the first to ask.
I thought I would tell you even though I very much doubt you will share it.
I seemed to be arguing with the same people all the time. I’m sure they felt like they won.
But I was thinking more along the lines of a scene from “Victor, Victoria.” The line from the immortal character actor Graham Stark in response to the statement from his protagonist during a debate.
“It’s a wise man who knows when to throw in the towel,” said the man.
To which Stark replies: “And it is a moron who gives advice to a horse’s ass.”
The line was written by the legend Blake Edwards, of course. But the delivery was all Stark. And brilliantly delivered.
I hope that clears up the question.