Do you mean Klingons? And wern't they the race that was at war with the Empire?
I think it should be, "Nationalism is the last refuge of evil."
Sorry if that offends anyone.
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> Date: Sat, 22 Dec 2007 00:36:04 -0500
> From: email@example.com
> Subject: clingons
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> On Fri, 21 Dec 2007, Ryuji Suzuki wrote:
> > "Patriotism is the last refuge to which a scoundrel clings."
> > (Bob Dylan, Sweetheart Like You, 1983)
> Ouch, ouch ouch!
> Samuel Johnson's original, as recorded by Boswell in
> "Life of Johnson," 1775 (& indexed in Bartlett's) was:
> "Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel."
> However the phrase is usually given as "... last refuge of scoundrels" --
> that is, in the plural, which sounds much better (at least to this ear).
> Hard to believe in any event that Bob Dylan could do something so flat,
> but maybe the music (or the whine ?) helped.