Thursday, November 13, 2008

Nothing is ever lost or wasted...

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I'm a Dave Barry fan. Have been for many years. In his seminal work Dave Barry's Complete Guide to Guys, he reprinted a column he had written earlier on the Lawn Ranger precision power lawn mower drill team. If you've never read Dave Barry, it pays to start now.

Why do I bring this up?

Because yesterday, Ben Smith had this, from Dave Barry:

Today I received an email from Lawn Rangers co-founder Pat Monahan, with a photograph taken in 2003 when the Rangers marched in the Chicago St. Patrick's Day parade. Joining them on this occasion was an up-and-coming Illinois state senator, seen here participating in the rigorous rookie-training program.