I’ve never been a burn-down-the-ramparts sort of personPosted: February 2, 2021
Attorney Roberta Kaplan was discussing her belief in institutions and uttered this malaphor. It is a mashup of “burn down the house” (destroy something completely) and “storm the ramparts” (to take over something quickly). The quote is about 3/4 of the way in the article:
A tip of the hat to Tom Justice for spotting this one and sending it in.