Saturday, December 22, 2007

Sinclair Lewis

Sinclair Lewis (1885-1951)

Won the Nobel prize in literature in 1930. Ron Paul recently quoted Lewis on Hardball, probably from his book "It Can't Happen Here" (1925), a story about a fascist elected as American president (something which actually was a hair away from happening in the U.S. at one time).

"when fascism comes to this country, it will be wrapped in a flag carrying a cross."
audio is at

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