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Non-Sequiturs: 08.18.17

The first letter of every paragraph in this rebuke to President Trump from the President's Committee on the Arts and Humanities spell out the word "Resist." That's putting your English degree to its highest possible use. [Politico] "[The Statue to Stephen Foster] was commissioned in 1900 by a local newspaper editor who imagined Foster, 'catching the inspiration for his melodies from the fingers of an old darkey reclining at his feet strumming negro airs upon an old banjo,' per a 2010 City Paper article.
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