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However, “e'en in our ashes burn our wonted fires,” or, to descend from the sublime to the ridiculous, and from the poetry of Gray to the pantomime gag of Drury Lane and Herbert Campbell, “Better to be a good old has-been than a never-was-er!”
So, the liberal media has scooped up a "conservative" never-was-er, bitter about being unknown and ignored by the general conservative voting bloc, and eager to bash one of the conservative figures conservatives pay attention to.