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Shakespeare’s Guide to Washington’s Scandals
| Jun 6, 2013 3:30
| Stephen L. Carter
Posted on 06/07/2013 2:05:04 PM PDT by nickcarraway
Shakespeares Guide to Washingtons Scandals
TOPICS: Political Humor/Cartoons; Politics/Elections
posted on 06/07/2013 2:10:06 PM PDT
If we rank our scandals according to the long-term damage they are likely to do, then the worst is surely our ceaseless civil dissension -- the inability of our leaders to enact even a pretense of getting along.
posted on 06/07/2013 2:13:19 PM PDT
(Is it not lawful for me to do what I will with mine own? - Matthew 20:15a)
Shakespeare knew all about these despots.
posted on 06/07/2013 2:13:32 PM PDT
Without reading, Bush is King Lear, the rest are easy, where they don’t morph from one character into another, depending on a fleeting attitude or quote.
posted on 06/07/2013 2:17:10 PM PDT
Clinton, Kerry, Obama = Polonius.
By the way, Polonius #1 political tactic was spying on people.
Bush is King Lear
Where do you get that? At best, Bush is Richard II, with Henry V thrown in, but only from Part I.
posted on 06/07/2013 2:21:16 PM PDT
(Fat Bottomed Girl: "What difference, at this point, does it make?")
OK. I see that.
I see him with power and status (former) and taken advantage of by all, to the point of failure
posted on 06/07/2013 2:22:45 PM PDT
He's in the alley,
with his pointed shoes and his bells,
Speaking with some French girl,
Who says she knows me well.
posted on 06/07/2013 3:01:00 PM PDT
(The worst thing the Left ever did was to convince the world it was not a religion.)
At best, Bush is Richard II
Richard III, actually.
But really, this is all too complicated. Just go to Hamlet: "...This above all; to thine own self be true. And it must follow as the night the day, thou canst not then be false to any man."
posted on 06/07/2013 5:45:47 PM PDT
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