Hope Springs Infernal

found online by Raymond

 
From Capt. Fogg at Human Voices:

Certum est, quia impossibile.

Tertullian – De Carne Christi

It’s been too easy to hope, to tempting to giggle as the President makes a bloody fool of himself with tantrums and childish lies like the spoiled brat he is who just can’t understand why things don’t automatically go his way. I still look forward to enjoying his further humiliations and embarrassments even if all we’ll be able to get from him is increasingly irrational accusations of the WTF kind. But it’s not about Trump really, any more that it’s the Flying Lady hood ornament that makes a Rolls what it is.

The gates to hell don’t say “abandon all hope” they tell you to keep the faith. That way the disappointment will be eternal.

Total, absolute and utterly conclusive proof that there was no wiretapping by Obama or Alexander Graham Bell for that matter will not do one thing to tarnish the myth that it did happen, just as Obama always will have been born in Kenya or Malaysia or both even with a birth certificate notarized by 9 Supreme Court Justices and filmed in wide screen Technicolor.

Absurdity is traditionally a cornerstone and a buttress for belief, not an argument against it. We’re dealing with a religion in the Trump movement, a bit of a new religion.

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