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May 5, 2014

“Can you pass me a Tyrant?”


In addition to the tyrants in the collection
—Idi Amin Dada, the Ayatollah Khomeini, Saparmurat Niazov, Saddam Hussein, Mao Tse Tung, and the one who makes the others seem like soulmates of Rand Paul, Kim Il Sung—I bought the last banknote issued under Colonel Ghadaffi’s regime , with a picture of the Colonel himself, dressed oddly as ever, with a kind of sheet over his head almost like a medieval wimple....
From Sir, With Love - Taki's Magazine

Posted by gerardvanderleun at May 5, 2014 8:35 AM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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Rand Paul, among that clique of murderers? Huh?
Did I miss reports, confirmed and unconfirmed of murders, rapes, maimings committed by Rand Paul?
I mean, WTF, What're The Facts? The evidence?

How soon before Shirley Temple and Parkyakarkus are demonized?

Posted by: Howard Nelson at May 5, 2014 11:40 AM

Is that Qdaffyduck's Jack Benny pose?

Posted by: Don Rodrigo at May 5, 2014 1:50 PM

Howard: Read the text again, slowly and carefully. No one's comparing Rand Paul to any of the aforementioned.

Posted by: Don Rodrigo at May 5, 2014 1:52 PM

Don Rodrigo, Theodore Dalrymple states that Kim Il Sung is so terrible, that in comparison, he makes the others -- Idi Amin Dada, Ayatollah Khomeini,... Mao Tse Tung, seem like soulmates of Rand Paul. How do you read it otherwise?

On a total agony basis, I believe Mao was the worst perpetrator of hellishness on Earth or off Earth.

Posted by: Howard Nelson at May 5, 2014 4:39 PM

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