Thursday, August 27, 2009

More Ted Kennedy / Shakespeare

When VP Joe Biden quoted Hamlet re: the passing of Ted Kennedy by saying “We will never see his like again”, the more cynical in the crowd (or perhaps just those with a darker sense of humor) pointed out that:

a) Hamlet’s talking about his dead father, who he indeed does see a couple of scenes later :), and

b) is it really appropriate to memorialize Ted Kennedy by quoting a play in which a young girl drowns?

So instead, Melanie over at Hands To Soul has got some Henry V, courtesy Ken Burns.

Much better.

UPDATE : Here's a blogger saying that “He made a good end.”  There’s that Hamlet again!

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