|The Declaration also conveys another lesson of paramount importance. It is this: language is one of the most potent resources each of us has for achieving our own political empowerment.
|-Danielle Allen, Our Declaration
[Thus ends my week of exclusively politicking! Of course it’s important to stay politically aware year round, but sometimes it’s good to take a moment away from the normal hustle and reflect on the contract that binds us as members of a democracy. We’ll be back to the normal eclectic assortment of quotes next week.]