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West's deftly rendered portrait of the cohort that rode on a wave's crest--from the halcyon days of Whitlam's reign through to the Keating Rinascimento--brings to light the wrong-headedness of much contemporary left-liberal thought and practice.
Mr Hain's degree of wrong-headedness on the matter was exposed in a Radio Wales interview.
For Hall, the story of the Potsdam Giants is not a historical curiosity, but a neat allegory of our modern wrong-headedness about size.
Frank Field accused ministers of wrong-headedness in failing to ensure adequate reform of the basic state pension.
Cardinal Pell is surely aware of church history, which shows again and again how the hierarchy has been wrong and how good people have suffered because of its wrong-headedness.
Now other themes have been added to Abel's repertoire, such as the central importance of energy conservation and the wrong-headedness of the whole cyberspace metaphor.
Indeed, I would suggest that in preparing for the next four years of security relations with the United States, Europeans take a look at the questions that go unasked and unexamined when the accepted explanation of all differences is American wrong-headedness.
JENNY FOSTER'S view that the Turftrax speed-sensing system 'infringes owners' intellectual property rights' is based on the same wrong-headedness that has got the BHB into so many problems.
When the wrong-headedness of those positions became laughably clear, the church was confident enough to reverse itself.
As my experiences broadened, the more I understood the narrowness, perhaps even wrong-headedness, of our institutional and political positions.
Out of wreckage and wrong-headedness he managed to find, in Pisa and after, a perfect music of nearness, of fondness, and of humility which, unlike modesty, consists wonderfully with visionary pride.
Elie evokes, too, the heady, disquieting turbulence of the 1960s as the Berrigans, whom both Day and Merton knew, undertook their stands against the war in Vietnam and as even well-intentioned Southerners like O'Connor and Percy had to confront the human wrong-headedness of segregation and its attendant racism.
Not since Thatcher and the poll tax has there been such public antagonism to a Prime Minister's hard-line wrong-headedness.
Even if you've never had the privilege to watch a cattle call, you might recognize the, er, wrong-headedness of essaying a scene from ``Butterflies Are Free'' (performed in ``The Actor's Showcase'') by Paul ``Pee Wee Herman'' Reubens) or of Cheryl Hines (of ``Curb Your Enthusiasm'') taking on ``The Color Purple.