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Thursday, November 7, 2013

Older, but I Never Posted This

This isn't new; in fact it made the rounds last summer but I realize I never posted it:

For those who don't get it immediately, think Magritte:

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

It's a well known law of political "science" that it's only a coup when the parties staging it are opposed to your political agenda just as a regime is "democratic" in direct proportion to the extent of its agreement with your foreign policy.

That would make Sissy the Thomas Jefferson and Thomas Paine of Egypt all rolled into one. Just ask Mohammed Al Baradei or John Kerry.