What a magnificent article that was by Sir Oliver Wright, “The British View,” that you ran in your Constitution issue. As the author wrote, “Who can fail to be moved by [the Constitution’s] language, poised as it is halfway in time between Shakespeare and Churchill and with the cadences natural to both?” Who can read this and not be moved not only by the writing but by the spirit and understanding it conveys?
Perhaps I’m wrong, but I like to think that the British have a marvelous sense of humor. George III presiding over the British Embassy in Washington, D.C.! I will never see it, but I cherish the picture.