I wish I had said that..

A comment on an article:

With reference to Janan Ganesh’s column (“What the US lost when the Berlin Wall fell”, November 7). This is such a clever line.

“It is as though hatred obeys the first law of thermodynamics. Like energy, it can be transferred but never destroyed.

This apropos the US right’s shifting from the Soviet Union to immigration and climate. I’m trying to figure out how to work it into my own stuff. Full credit, of course.