Czech Yourselves Before You Wreck Yourselves

Dear Reader (and lovers of crudite in all parties)

I spent some time in Czechoslovakia in 1991. I often joke that I went to be a starving writer and batted .500—I didn’t starve and I didn’t write. But I had a great time.

While I was there, war broke out in Yugoslavia. 

I’m going to pause for a moment to point out something simultaneously obvious and shocking: Neither of those countries exist anymore. History, man.

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