Hi, Would you please tell me what is the meaning of "Ain't life grand in the following text?

"I drop out while signing the praises of Ron Fisk, and he squeaks out a great victory. He's happy. Rudd's happy. Big business happy. Ain't life grand?"



It means Isn't life wonderful! or Life is really wonderful.

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Thanks for the reply. Frankly I don't have problem with the literal meaning of the sentence. What I don't understand is its relation with the other parts of the text. Why all of a sudden the author brings this sentence? Can I take it that it figuratively means good for them, It couldn't be better, how lucky they are or something along this line? I hope I could have explained myself and my problem well. Further comments would be highly appreciated.

The meaning of the passage is unclear without context. Who is Ron Fisk (there was another post that mentioned his name in connection with fine print, which didn't make sense)? The phrase "signing the praises of...." doesn't make sense in English. The sentence, "Big business happy.", is ungrammatical. Is this deliberately made ungrammatical? If the ungrammaticalness is deliberate, that would indicate ridicule. Then "Ain't life grand?" would be sarcastic - this sentence is often used ironically.

Thanks for the reply. I apologize. a typing error has occurred. Business is happy is correct and not business happy. In other words the word "is" has been omitted. As regards the context it is about a campaign and Fisk is a candidate and the one who speaks is his opponent who is under pressure to withdraw in favor of him. Sorry for the typing error.

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