''America is not a lie; it is a disappointment. But it can be a disappointment only because it is also a hope,'' a hope expressed in Bob Dylan's words as ''freedom just around the corner.''
--The first quote is from none other than Samuel P. Huntington, but it rings true to this particular expatriate, who suffers frequent disappointments. Cited in a book review today by Gordon Wood, in the New York Times.
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