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Subject: Re: Tillerson got it so right (and very off topic)
From: robert levine <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:robert levine <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Sat, 14 Oct 2017 08:36:38 -0400
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Off topic but right on.
And did O Don fatale ever have such pointed, bi-lingual meaning?
B

On Fri, Oct 13, 2017 at 9:48 PM, RAYMOND GOUIN <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Every morning, before tweeting, our Beloved Leader descends into the
> dungeon that he has had built under the White House (the construction and
> maintenance costs for which are disguised as reimbursements for cabinet
> secretary travel expenses. Once there, the routine never varies -- he
> stands in front of a giant cheval mirror, sings -- well, really croaks out
> -- the opening lines of "O don fatale" (to keep this message appropriate
> for publication on Opera-L) and then asks the same question, "Mirror,
> mirror on the wall, who is the biggest moron of them all?"  Again, as
> usual, he is frustrated with the response that he is not at the top of the
> list (our Beloved Leader has to be at the top of all lists, no matter how
> ridiculous or despicable they are).  Our Beloved Leader then adjourns to
> the adjoining kitchen (quaintly designed to look like a torture chamber
> from the days of the Spanish Inquisition) and makes another batch of
> poisoned apples.  This routine also serves to bring back fond memories of
> his childhood days at Halloween when he would bob for french fries.  The
> word is that, this morning, the mirror identified that his next target
> should be Flo (the woman in the Progressive Insurance commercials.)
>
> Best,
> Ray
>
> PS: Speaking of the Spanish Inquisition, word is that some Nazis (the
> "good" ones of course) have suggested to our Beloved Leader that he
> introduce the auto-da-fe to America as a further way to appease his base of
> followers.  Reporters, of course, would be the first "celebrants".
>
> PPS:  The word is that -- in his meetings yesterday with Canadian Prime
> Minister Justin Trudeau who was in Washington for a visit -- our beloved
> Leader asked Trudeau if ordering U.S. armed forces to invade and seize
> Canada for annexation would make him eligible to be knighted by the Queen.
> [ Don't be so skeptical of the idea -- our Beloved Leader has already hired
> Daffy Duck to disguise himself as a Canadian goose and fly North with the
> flocks to scout out the territory! ]
>
> R.
>
> ***
>
> > On October 13, 2017 at 7:13 PM Stephen Charitan <[log in to unmask]>
> wrote:
> >
> >
> > Based on Trumpian logic our National Moron is indeed correct - he did
> meet
> > with the President of the Virgin Islands while shaving in the mirror this
> > morning.
> >
> > This is how Ko Ko would explain it:
> >
> > When your Donaldship says, ‘Let a thing be done,’ it’s as good as done –
> > practically, it *is* done – because your Donaldship’s will is law.
> > Your Donaldship says, ‘Kill a gentleman,’ and a gentleman is told off to
> be
> > killed. Consequently, that gentleman *is as good as dead *– practically,
> he
> > *is* dead – and if he is dead, why not say so?
> >
> > Nothing could be more satisfactory!
> >
> >
> > On Fri, Oct 13, 2017 at 5:05 PM, Bob Rideout <[log in to unmask]>
> wrote:
> >
> > > Smile, though your heart is breaking -
> > >
> > > President Trump, in a speech earlier today, said -
> > >
> > > "I (recently) met with the President of the Virgin Islands."
> > >
> > > So, keep on smilin', cause when you're smilin',
> > > the whole World smiles with you.
> > >
> > > Bob
> > >
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