Sunday, December 16, 2007

My beau and Darrow

Re the 27th installment of "Wuz," Kevin Walsh reminds me that my man Chesterton — whose writings opened the door to my receiving faith — embarrassed Darrow in a 1931 New York City debate. The American Chesterton Society's Quotemeister has the story, including this gem:

"When something went wrong with the microphone, Darrow sat back until it could be fixed. Whereupon G.K.C. jumped up and carried on in his natural voice, 'Science you see is not infallible!'"