I read a book about John Dos Passos and according to
the book once radical-communist
John ended up in the Hollywood Hills living off investments
and reading the
Wall Street Journal
this seems to happen all too often.
what hardly ever happens is
a man going from being a young conservative to becoming an
old wild-ass radical
young conservatives always seem to become old
it's a kind of lifelong mental vapor-lock.
but when a young radical ends up an
and the conservatives
treat him as if he escaped from a mental
such is our politics and you can have it
sail it up your
June 9, 2006
Bukowski on aging radicals
I like this poem by Charles Bukowski called, "having the flu and with nothing else to do."