"In fiction, the principles are given, to find the facts: in history, the facts are given, to find the principles; and the writer who does not explain the phenomena as well as state them performs only one half of his office."
Thomas Babington Macaulay, "History," Edinburgh Review, 1828
Friday, November 7, 2008
Amherst: Hayden Wins Select Board Race; Community Sharply Divided Over CPA, Ballot Measure Fails.
Ace reporters and tense politicos await returns
The Victory Speech
(a more detailed report on the implications of the CPA vote will follow)