Rule 58: Independence Day post
Life mask of George Washington. Morgan Library, New York, July ’17.
“Let your Conversation be without Malice or Envy, for ’tis a Sign of a Tractable and Commendable Nature: And in all Causes of Passion admit Reason to Govern.”
Rule 58 of a set of 110 rules for civility and decent behavior written by French Jesuits and which a sixteen-year-old George Washington copied by hand.
“I heard poorly rated
@Morning_Joe speaks badly of me (don’t watch anymore). Then how come low I.Q. Crazy Mika, along with Psycho Joe, came to Mar-a-Lago 3 nights in a row around New Year’s Eve, and insisted on joining me. She was bleeding badly from a face-lift. I said no!”
Donald J. Trump. Twitter, 29th June ’17.