Indeed. We Americans seem to consider ourselves doctors, public health experts, epidemiologists and constitutional scholars all rolled into one, but we behave only like spoiled children.

Londoners huddled in cramped subway shelters for months while the city above crumbled and burned, singing songs and passing out tea and biscuits. We can’t go a month without a haircut and a round of golf.

“Heaven is a library of every book ever written, eternity to sit and read, and a bottomless cup of the best coffee.”

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