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Chris Matthews Compares Obama Speech to Troops in Afghanistan to Henry V
| May 2, 2012
| P.J. Gladnick
Posted on 05/02/2012 8:42:53 AM PDT by PJ-Comix
We few, we happy few, we band of brothers;
For he today that sheds his blood with me
Shall be my brother.
I have to wonder how the St. Crispin's Day speech by Henry V as written by William Shakespeare would sound if read from a teleprompter. The reason for this strange speculation is that Chris Matthews yesterday on Hardball compared President Obama's speech to the troops in Afghanistan to Henry V as you can see on this video and below the fold.
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KEYWORDS: barackobama; chrismatthews; jimmoran
Barry V delivering a St. Crispy's Day speech?
posted on 05/02/2012 8:42:59 AM PDT
If Obama had a band of brothers, they’d be kicking the snot out of some white guy in an alley.
posted on 05/02/2012 8:49:07 AM PDT
(Like Emmett Till, Trayvon Martin has become simply a stick with which to beat Whites.)
... so says the Court Jester!!!
posted on 05/02/2012 8:50:01 AM PDT
by gov_bean_ counter
(Sarah Palin: More miles per sound bite than the closest competitor...)
And those at home in bed
shall think themselves accursed
They were not eating dog.
The only comparison is that drunken Falstaff used to be around, but is now dead.
posted on 05/02/2012 8:53:46 AM PDT
(You only have three billion heartbeats in a lifetime.How many does the government claim as its own?)
posted on 05/02/2012 9:02:59 AM PDT
by Don Corleone
("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
Sounds like Chris needs to go to the men’s room and try to get a hold of himself.(again)
posted on 05/02/2012 9:06:31 AM PDT
by Farmer Dean
(stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
But, I thought they didn’t let any troops near him on this visit. So how could his speech inspire them?
posted on 05/02/2012 9:16:38 AM PDT
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Yeah the big difference is that Henry V was actually leading the troops with a weapon in hand and Obozo had to be called off the golf course, while he assigned the final decision to a Navy Admiral, cause he didn't have the testicles to make the final call himself from 6000 miles away.
posted on 05/02/2012 9:20:21 AM PDT
(Party like it is 1773)
posted on 05/02/2012 9:25:02 AM PDT
(It is time the freeloaders leave the white house and go back to the hell hole where they came from..)
“Hang thyself, brave Chrissie, for we fought at Arques today, and you were not there.”
posted on 05/02/2012 9:28:17 AM PDT
("A crack shot and a good dancer")
posted on 05/02/2012 10:12:26 AM PDT
(Now there ARE 1,000,000 regrets - but it may be too late.)
To: PJ-Comix; stylecouncilor
Would this wimp also endorse Henry’s near agonizing reflection and prayer to God the prior evening? And the mention of “God’s will!” during the actual speech?
And then throughout:
“If they do this,—
As, if God please, they shall,—my ransom then
Will soon be levied. Herald, save thou thy labour;
Come thou no more for ransom, gentle herald:
They shall have none, I swear, but these my joints;
Which if they have as I will leave ‘em them,
Shall yield them little, tell the constable.”
And then the King himself, totally and completely unlike soetoro, led the English force into battle.
Hmm. How like Matthews and the media to frame their own context for anything and everything.
posted on 05/02/2012 11:12:21 AM PDT
Considering the speech was a creation of Shakespeare’s fertile imagination, I think the analogy is appropriate - an imaginary speech for an imaginary leader.
posted on 05/02/2012 11:47:23 AM PDT
by Zhang Fei
(Let us pray that peace be now restored to the world and that God will preserve it always.)
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