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Democrats should think of reforming rather than deforming (impeachment) Trump., the lesson of the gate.

"In the matter of reforming things, as distinct from deforming them, there is one plain and simple principle; a principle which will probably be called a paradox. 

There exists in such a case a certain institution or law; let us say, for the sake of simplicity, a fence or gate erected across a road. 

The more modern type of reformer goes gaily up to it and says, 'I don't see the use of this; let us clear it away.' To which the more intelligent type of reformer will do well to answer:

 'If you don't see the use of it, I certainly won't let you clear it away. Go away and think. Then, when you can come back and tell me that you do see the use of it, I may allow you to destroy it.'"

We do not live in the best of all possible worlds, he reminds us, but the best of all impossible worlds. 

Think of  the foolishness of wisdom and the wisdom of foolishness to be found in the plays of Shakespeare. Yet few have used the power of paradox more effectively than Chesterton, whose works and whose very life encapsulated the paradox, embodied in the character of his delightful priest detective Father Brown, that wisdom can only be found in innocence

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