"Much have I seen and known; cities of men
And manners, climates, councils, governments,
...the fortune of us that are the moon's men doth ebb and flow like the sea, being govern'd, as the sea is, by the moon" [Henry IV, I.ii.31-33]
HISTORY NEVER REPEATS ITSELF, BUT IT OFTEN RHYMES
"There is a Providence that protects idiots, drunkards, children and the United States of America." Otto von Bismarck
In the '70s, I was living overseas while PJ was editor of the famous comedy magazine National Lampoon. He was alway hilarious and on point.
Read this WSJ article and enjoy his barbed commentary on his own generation.