Tuesday, March 11, 2008

Shout Out to Bottle of Blog

I missed this when it came out, but it bears repeating (reprinted from the sublime Bottle O' Blog)

"Oh, No, Not Washington

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- An investment executive who paid more than $20 million for an original, handwritten copy of the Magna Carta presented the ancient paper Monday to the media and plans to loan it to the National Archives…

The original Magna Carta was signed in 1215. Rubenstein's is one of four remaining copies of the document commissioned by the King of England in 1297 to establish basic human rights as part of English law.


How much you want to bet asshead shows up and tacks a "signing statement" onto it?"