In a message dated 12/19/2006 6:11:41 P.M. Eastern Standard Time, [log in to unmask] writes:
.And there is the shockingly
embarassing, the extremely glove-sucky, "Ballad of the Godly Fere,"
about Jesus. . . .It tells one something about the solid power of human
bad taste that this was one of the most popular, of the most
anthologized, of Pound's early poems: Christ as Teddy Roosevelt. . . .

But, then, Pound loved the Roosevelts so.