By Ted Rueter
Ted Rueter panders to Republican occasion strains via amassing 370 oratorical guffaws credited to well known politicians. classified in alphabetical order and awarded through topic subject, the quips include:
Osama bin encumbered: "[Osama bin encumbered] is both alive and good or alive and never good or no longer alive." --Donald Rumsfeld
Misunderestimation: "They misunderestimated me." --George W. Bush
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Subtle disputant ; because, Sir, I happened just then to be Sir Lucius. giving no opinion at all. That's no reason Sir L. that a for give me leave to tell you ; think an untruth as well as speak one. Very true, Sir ; but if a man never utters man may Capt. A. his thoughts, I should think they might stand a chance of escaping controversy. Sir L. Then, Sir, you differ in opinion with me, which comes to the same thing. We fear that not all the denunciations thun- dered at the heads of those who presume to ques- tion the principle or policy which actuated Sir Charles Napier or the distinguished Nobleman " who saved a people from a miserable state of " slavery," will protect the government of India from the charge of having sought the excuse for coercing the Ameers, rather than the opportunity of adjusting matters on terms less exacting to them, and of having seized with alacrity the first plausible occasion of visiting them with extreme punishment.
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Fortunately for our side of the question, he has chosen the latter alternative, and no more striking proof of the weakness of the cause can be given than such a fact. Lord Ellenborough found that Colonel Outram's views in reference to Scinde were of a like character than was required less war- that that not gallant and distinguished functionary was made of very malleable material, and thafc it would be impossible for him to prosecute any, line of policy in opposition to the feelings and opinions of a gentleman whose long and intimate association with the country so well qualified 39 him as an arbiter knew nothing.
185 Stupid Things Republicans Have Said by Ted Rueter